Simple ways to help your mental health

Simple ways to help your mental health

With all the chaos of today’s world: text messages, emails, radio, work, family, school; it’s so hard to make time for ourselves. Many of my patients describe feeling like they are just trying to survive, get through the day, and it just feels like a flurry of...

Being proactive during TMS treatment

Being proactive during TMS treatment

Have you ever considered TMS? If you are an appropriate candidate, I’d recommend considering it. With minimal side effects and coverage by insurance, there is literally very little to lose. After my years of experience in TMS, I have witnessed first hand, lives get...

Misconceptions about Depression Treatment

Misconceptions about Depression Treatment

Depression is complex and highly unique to each individual. The word itself varies so much in terms of how each person uses it. Some people use to the words such as “that was depressing” when thinking of a story, others can say “I’m so depressed” during extra trying...

Losing a Loved One

Losing a Loved One

I’ve been fortunate in a way to have not lost anyone yet who was significant in my life until recently. It was Mimi, my first pet, a beloved short haired tabby. In some ways, losing a pet can be more intense than losing a human companion. They are innocent, pure, and...

Depression and Fatigue

Depression and Fatigue

It is well recognized that many patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) do not achieve full remission. One of the most common residual symptoms is fatigue. We discuss one article where Dr. Maurizio Fava MD of Harvard Medical School is interviewed on this topic....

Is TMS Right for you?

Is TMS Right for you?

TMS has been studied for various disorders and has shown a lot of promise in: posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), addiction, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), schizophrenia, and even Parkinson’s disease. However,...

Do you know all your options?

Do you know all your options?

In this article, we will discuss some of the biology of depression, effectiveness of traditional treatments, and the role of other options including transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for depression. Neuroscience of DepressionDepression involves many...

Wiring of the Brain

Wiring of the Brain

The biology of depression does indeed involve neurotransmitters but it also involves so much more. It is also how our neurons fire, what is communicating with what, and how the matter is organized and how much matter in terms of volume is there. Depression is not only...

Get the most out of your TMS!

Get the most out of your TMS!

Dr. Lindsay Oberman discusses this in depth. The original link is as follows: How Mental and Physiological State Affects the Safety and Efficacy of TMS In brief, as a summary this is some of what she has discussed (with interspersed commentary/input from Dr. Yin)–...