What is Helmet Therapy for Depression?

Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (dTMS) What exactly is “helmet therapy,” or deep TMS, and why is it being used for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD)? Brainsway’s deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (dTMS)  technology received FDA clearance for treatment of depression in 2013.  Brainsway differentiates itself in both the design of the coil used, in…

TMS Therapy Side Effects Minimal or Non-Existent in Treating Depression

One of the unfortunate fallouts of being treated with antidepressants is the possibility of experiencing unpleasant and often intolerable side effects. In fact, side effects such as weight gain, insomnia, sexual dysfunction, irritability, headache and diarrhea are quite common with this class of drugs. Added to the list of negatives is the fact that they…

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What is TMS?

What is TMS? Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Treats Major Depression  An exciting entry into the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) has been clinically proven to dramatically improve symptoms of this serious mental health condition that affects 35 million Americans annually. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a safe, noninvasive therapeutic treatment for individuals who have not…

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TMS Therapy Success Rate

TMS Therapy Success Rate Living with major depressive disorder (MDD) is like trying to run with 50-pound sandbags tied to your ankles.  Living?  Nope, suffering from depression takes the concept of living to something more appropriately called “barely existing.” For the 14 million adults who are affected with depression each year, including 3 million individuals…

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Magnetic Therapy Treatment for Depression

Depression is a serious condition that has the potential to render its victims completely unable to function at normal everyday activities.  In fact, depression has become the second leading cause of disability in the U.S.  An estimated 15 million American adults are afflicted with this serious mental health condition annually. Treating depression with antidepressants over…

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TMS Bipolar Depression Treatment

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Effective for Bipolar Depression Treatment Bipolar Depression, also referred to as manic-depression, is a highly complex mental health disorder that involves intense mood swings between extreme depression and mania.  An estimated 5.7 million adults aged 18 and older in the U.S. suffer from this serious psychiatric condition. There are four types of…

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TMS May Reduce Nicotine Cravings

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Can Help Cut Cravings Nicotine addiction can sneak up quickly.  The addictive properties of nicotine are so powerful that dependence can result after smoking just 100 cigarettes; that is how quickly the brain’s neural pathways can be rewired.  Nicotine addiction has the distinction of being both a physical addiction and a psychological…

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Specialists say Innovative Treatment Helps Reduce Depression

View original blog posting by clicking here:  http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/oct/16/specialists-say-innovative-treatment-helps-reduce-/   RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Just two years removed from an attempt to end his own life, Roland “Rollie” Maynard is celebrating a rebirth – a true rebound from the darkness of severe depression. Maynard, 61, lost eight years of his life to the illness in spite of…