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How does TMS work to help manage symptoms other than Depression like Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Chronic Pain?

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How does TMS work to help manage symptoms other than Depression-like Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Chronic Pain? Briefly, by using Transcranial magnetic stimulation to target different areas of the brain, we can slowly change brain chemistry and restabilize areas that used to be functional before. In the case of anxiety, we use TMS to send magnetic pulses to ...

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How will our emotional health be affected, after the COVID pandemic?

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How will our emotional health be affected, after the COVID pandemic? The answer to that question is quite complex. Given the significant amount of stress we have all faced together as a society during these COVID pandemic, we are seeing an increase in Mental Health Service needs. I think no one could have foreseen how long this COVID pandemic ...

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About Depression

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About Depression September 21, 2020 Major depression is a serious medical illness that affects approximately 16.1 million Americans.8 Depression can cause ongoing sadness that changes how a person thinks, feels, and acts every day. While medication can help manage symptoms for many people, it is estimated that approximately 4 million patients do not benefit from taking standard antidepressant medication.8 Depression ...

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NeuroStar® TMS Therapy safety and tolerability

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NeuroStar® TMS Therapy safety and tolerability NeuroStar Advanced Therapy (TMS) is safe and easy to tolerate. Because it is not a depression drug, NeuroStar TMS Therapy does not have the same side effects that are associated with traditional antidepressant medications. More than 3 million treatments have been performed with NeuroStar, further proving its safety and tolerability record. NeuroStar TMS ...

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About NeuroStar® TMS Therapy

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About NeuroStar® TMS Therapy September 21, 2020 NeuroStar uses transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to target key areas of the brain that are underactive in people with depression.5 It is not ECT (electroconvulsive therapy). While the exact cause of depression is not known, the leading scientific theory is that it is caused by an imbalance of the brain’s neurotransmitters, which are chemical messengers ...

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What causes depression?

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What causes depression? The exact cause of depression is not known, but leading research in Neuroscience points to an imbalance in the brain’s neurotransmitters as the manifestation of depression. Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers that send signals between brain cells. A person’s genetic make-up and life history may also determine a person’s tendency to become depressed. Depression & Anxiety, TMS Services ...

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Is depression a serious disease?

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Is depression a serious disease? Yes. The National Institute of Mental Health maintains that, “Depressive illness can often interfere with normal functioning and cause pain and suffering not only to those who have the disorder, but to those who care about them. Serious depression can destroy family life as well as the life of the ill person.” A national ...

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What is Major Depression?

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What is Major Depression? What is major depression? Major depressive disorder is a condition which lasts two or more weeks and interferes with a person’s ability to carry out daily tasks and enjoyed activities that previously brought pleasure. This condition affects approximately 16 million American adults, or about 6.7 percent of the U.S. population age 18 and older. Tags: ...