There has been increasing confusion regarding the specific types of TMS and rTMS. This article will serve to briefly clarify what TMS is, how it works, and how different types of machines (called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulators) compare. The most important thing to know at this point is that Transcranial Magnetic Stimulators first came about in 1985… Continue reading Which Type of TMS Is Best? Comparing Deep rTMS Vs. rTMS Vs. Neurostar
You may be considering starting a course of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for depression, anxiety, PTSD, or a different mood disorder. Maybe you’ve tried a few antidepressants in the past, but did not get adequate relief (you’re not alone!). While TMS sounds like it has a lot of positive benefits, you’re probably concerned about the potential side-effects,… Continue reading I Can’t Remember: Does TMS Cause Memory Loss?
Are you thinking about starting Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy? You’re probably weighing the pros and cons. On the one hand, becoming depression-free without dealing with medication side-effects, refills at the pharmacy, or psychiatry visits sounds pretty good. On the other hand, coming in every day sounds like a drag. Hopefully, this article will help you decide… Continue reading The Real Pros and Cons of TMS Therapy
Depression is a highly individual mental health disorder that affects each person in different ways and to varying degrees. And because there’s no one-size-fits-all treatment approach to this problem, finding the combination of therapies that provides complete symptom relief isn’t always easy. If this sounds familiar, we can help — here at TMS Brain Health in Santa Monica,… Continue reading Tired of Trying Traditional Treatments for Depression? Try TMS
It is estimated that 16.2 million adults have depression in the United States. This condition can have a serious impact on your life, and sometimes traditional medication doesn’t yield the results you need. Alternative forms of treatment like TMS can help lift your mood and allow you to pursue your life freely. Bespoke Treatment in Santa Monica, California,… Continue reading How TMS Can Ease Symptoms of Depression
With approximately 6 million children in the United States diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), this common childhood neurodevelopmental disorder affects many families. If you have a child with ADHD, or you have ADHD as an adult, you know that it’s a complex diagnosis that may affect many different aspects of your behavior, daily life, organizational… Continue reading How Can Neurofeedback Help Treat ADHD?
“Transcranial magnetic stimulation improves hand gesture deficits in schizophrenia” By Marilynn Larkin, November 4 2019 Click HERE for the full article on MD Alert. If you would like to learn more, contact Bespoke Treatment today!
Different treatments for depression work by impacting different parts of the brain. The most commonly prescribed type of antidepressant medications, called Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), work primarily by creating a net increase of the neurotransmitter Serotonin in the brain. In doing so, SSRIs lead to high rates of the following side effects: Sexual dysfunction Weight gain Headache… Continue reading Side Effects of Express TMS Therapy
Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS or TMS) is a treatment that is FDA-Approved for Major Depressive Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). TMS Therapy involves a device, which is placed on a patient’s head, that is able to awaken parts of the brain that are underactive in individuals with depression and OCD. When TMS first became available to the public in 2008, it… Continue reading How Much Does TMS Therapy Cost?
Most TMS providers find that TMS has a success rate at between 70% or 80%, meaning that the vast majority of individuals find significant relief after treatment. About 50% of people experience complete remission, meaning that the symptoms of depression are absent after just one course of treatment. To understand how successful TMS is, it’s important… Continue reading What Is The Success Rate of TMS Therapy?