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How Does Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Work?

HOW DOES TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION WORK? Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a revolutionary depression treatment. It uses magnetic pulses to stimulate neurons that are underactive in people with depression, alleviating depression symptoms. HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Using a strong magnetic coll TMS treats areas of the brain that regulate emetion and motivation namely the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. TMS therapy uses magnetic pulses to stimulate the release of neuretranamitters in these brain regions that affect a person's mood. TMS theragy promotes both neural and local circut activity in the brain to treat depression symptoms-without causing side effects commonly associated with antidepressant medications IS TMS THERAPY SAFE AND EFFECTIVE? The US. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared TMS therapy to help patients dealing with treatment-resistant depression and obsessive-compusive disorder (oco). FDA CE TMS therapy is CE-approved in Europe to treat not only major depressive disorder, but also Atzheimers disease, Parkinson's, and other medical conditions TMS has been approved for use with treatment-resistant depression by most of the major insurance providers nationwide. TREATMENT PROCESS LOn the first day of TMS treatment, the physician locates the eact target treatment area and level of stimulation that is unique to each patient. 2. For all remaining treatments, a certified TMS technician places the helmet containing a magnetic col on the patient's head at that specified location and intensity. c 1 During each daily treatment, a magnetic field generated from the coll passes through a patient's kull and stimulates neurons responsible for mood, alleviating depression symptoms. WHAT TO EXPECT DURING TMS THERAPY A TMS therapy program typically involves five treatment sessions per week over the course of 6 weeks, with each session lasting 20 minutes. 20min A patient can watch TVor read during a TMS treatment session A Patients often say that the magnetic pulses feel ke tapping sensations on the forehead that cause minimal discomfort until they are used to the treatment, after the first I to 2 weeks WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER TMS THERAPY Patients can return to work, school, and everyday activities Immediately following a TMS treatment session. TMS therapy Initlally helps patients get better sleep, then gradualy alleviates depression sympoms TMS theragy has been shown to provide long lasting results for patients dealing with depression symptoms TMS theragy provides leng-lasting results at higher success rates than medication alone. 70% of TMS patients experience significant symptom reduction with 4ON achieving complete remission BENEFITS Mon-Invasive Minimal Side Efects Does not cause weight loss or galin, dry antidepressants or mouth, nausea, or other side effeccts Some patereperenc heheaing No Drugs Does not Does not require anesthesia or electrical shocks other depression medications SCHEDULE A FREE TMS THERAPY CONSULTATION WITH ACHIEVE TMS Achieve TMS is a leading provider of TMS therapy in the United States. To book a free TMS therapy consultation with Achieve TMS, please call or text us today at 877-871-6379. AHEVE

How Does Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Work?

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Explains how TMS works and why transcranial magnetic stimulation is a beneficial and revolutionary depression treatment.


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