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Texas TMS Center Shares Deep TMS Success Stories

Texas TMS Center Shares Deep TMS Success Stories

This practice shared a very interesting story of Carolyn, 69 years old, who struggled for many years with depression. Her psychiatrist performed a single photon emission commuted tomography (SPECT) scan both before and after deep transcranial magnetic stimulation...

Reboot the brain for depression

Reboot the brain for depression

Stacey Colino discusses the increasing use of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for a variety of disorders! https://health.usnews.com/health-care/patient-advice/articles/2017-10-11/rebooting-the-brain-with-transcranial-magnetic-stimulation For many, placing your...

Treatment for depression and addiction

Treatment for depression and addiction

Israeli medtech firm aims to tackle depression, opioid use with noninvasive brain stimulation About 4.5 million Americans have treatment resistant depression. Meaning the first 2+ rounds of medication management and therapy have not been sufficiently helpful. Per the...

A game changer for OCD?!

A game changer for OCD?!

This is the first FDA-cleared treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder in a decade. OCD used to be jokingly called “Death Valley” as it is known that long periods of time tend to pass before more treatments are offered and OCD is notorious for how stubborn the...

Dr. Byrne does a demonstration of deep TMS

Dr. Byrne does a demonstration of deep TMS

Dr. Jennie Byrne of Cognitive Psychiatry of Chapel Hill does a demonstration and explanation of TMS. Deep TMS is a treatment for treatment resistant depression. Generally a patient starts with an appointment for a consultation with a physician to talk about the...

TMS in the veteran population!

TMS in the veteran population!

According to the linked article, at the Hampton Veternas Affairs Medical Center, Dr. Kenneth Miller is investigating if transcranial magnetic stimulation can be used to treat depression that failed to respond to conventional methods. Dr. Miller performed a...

New Westboro clinic zaps depression with magnetic pulses

https://www.telegram.com/news/20171217/new-westboro-clinic-treats-depression-with-magnetic-pulses This is a story of Reed Butler, someone who has made a living as a rhythm and blues musician. Unfortunately, like many, he endured several trials of antidepressants. He’d...

History of TMS for depression

History of TMS for depression

Source: https://infographicjournal.com/transcranial-magnetic-stimulation-vs-antidepressants/ Does TMS sound too new? Unsure if you want to consider TMS? Rest assured, this procedure has literally been well studied for decades! Michael Faraday in 1881, was able to...

This is your brain on magnets

TMS stands for transcranial magnetic stimulation. It is a method of using magnets to stimulate the brain through the skull. So what do magnets have to do with the brain and depression? Let’s start with reviewing electrons, they are negatively charged particles. When...

Reshape Brain Disorder Treatments

Reshape Brain Disorder Treatments

This site discusses how deep TMS is reshaping the treatment of brain disorders! Although Brainsway is known for their treatment options for depression and OCD, other disorders are very actively being explored. This company was chosen by the FDA to participate in the...