Benefits of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Lakeport

Benefits of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

If you are considering Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation therapy to
treat your depression, you are probably wondering what the treatment
plan looks like and how you will benefit from the procedure. This
article will walk you through the treatment basics and the benefits of
TMS as compared to other treatments for depression.

What is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation?

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is a technique used to treat
depression in cases where the patient has become resistant to other

Are you a patient who has taken antidepressant drugs for months
without getting better?

Have you tried talk therapy without success?

TMS may be the right treatment for you.

How is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation done?

TMS treatment is administered using an electromagnetic coil that
stimulates your brain to reactivate inactive nerve cells. Treatment is
simple and effective.

It involves 30 therapy sessions within a duration of 6 to 8

Benefits of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

  • The treatment is external and non-invasive. It doesn’t disrupt
    the normal working of your body. The electromagnetic coil is only placed
    on your scalp.

  • The treatment is effective and fast compared to other treatments
    that can take months or years. A typical TMS session takes approximately
    30 minutes. Most patients get better after 6 weeks.

  • The treatment doesn’t cause undesirable side effects. Patients
    can quickly return to their daily activities after a therapy

  • Even though it stimulates the brain, the magnetic pulses released
    don’t leave any damage to the brain.

  • It is the best treatment for a patient who has MDD (Major
    Depressive Disorder).

If you would like to get help for your depression, contact us. Our
doctors will do a physical and psychiatric analysis to determine whether
you are a good candidate for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.