"The day I began treatment was one of the best days of my life."
- Bridget, TMS Patient
DISCOVER IF TMS IS FOR YOU
What is TMS?
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a series of repetitive brief and highly focused magnetic pulses, designed to stimulate brain cells.
How does it work?
In depressed patients, the electrical activity in certain
What is the difference between TMS and antidepressants?
Antidepressants are systemic, which means that the medication is absorbed into the blood stream. This can cause numerous side effects, many of which cause patients to discontinue antidepressant treatment.
Is TMS like ECT?
Both Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and TMS are effective treatments for depression, but ECT has more side effects and is much more intense.
Is it safe?
Absolutely! There are practically no side effects and we make sure this therapy is custom tailored to your specific diagnosis and your brain's anatomy. Although there is a small chance of limited and very mild side effects, we usually eliminate all side effects by being proactive and attentive.
How do I know if I have depression?
Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a mental health disorder characterized by persistent feeling of sadness and a range of behavioral and physical symptoms. These may include changes in sleep, appetite, energy level, concentration, daily behavior, or self-esteem. Depression can also be associated with thoughts of suicide. If you're experiencing suicidal thoughts, the Suicide Hotline is a fantastic resource and they can help you through it: 800-273-8255