Depression is now considered one of the leading disabilities effecting nearly 1 in 15 individuals1. Major depression can have a significant impact on one’s ability to carry out life activities. For decades, researchers have sought safe and effective treatments for depression. TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) is a revolutionary therapy used to treat individuals suffering from Depression. The traditional treatments for Depression can have unwanted side effects ranging from complications from medications to memory impairment from Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). TMS is an alternative treatment method shown to work in 50-60% of those who do not receive benefit from medications2.
TMS therapy is:
- non-invasive, meaning it doesn’t enter the body and does not involve surgery. It does not require and anesthesia or sedation as the patient remains awake and alert during the treatment
- non-systemic, meaning it is not a drug and doesn’t circulate in the bloodstream throughout the body
- FDA approved treatment for individuals diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) who have failed to receive satisfactory improvement from 1 prior anti-depressant medication.