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How Many TMS Treatments Are Needed? Learn how TMS treatments can alleviate symptoms of neurological and mental health conditions. Article Contents Understanding TMS Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a therapy that stimulates the brain. TMS is non-invasive and uses electromagnetic pulses to stimulate nerve impulses. The goal of TMS is to improve symptoms linked to certain neurological and mental health conditions. TMS is often used primarily as a depression treatment; nonetheless, It has proven successful in helping those whose symptoms did not respond to
How to Prepare for TMS Therapy This article is going to cover everything you need to know to prepare for TMS therapy and will tell you what to expect. Article Contents What Is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)? Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a form of brain stimulation therapy. In TMS, electromagnetic pulses are used to stimulate the inactive nerves in the brain. It does so by using electromagnetism. As magnetic fields are changed rapidly, electrical currents are produced in the brain. This process helps to
TMS Therapy and Mental Health Keep reading to learn more about brain stimulation therapy and how it can help mental health better than ever before. Article Contents Understanding Mental Health In the past, mental health has been treated secondary to physical health. However, through years of research and study, we have found that mental health often works with physical health and even influences it. By understanding the brain’s part to play in all of this, researchers can seek to improve the lives of people
Is TMS Effective for Parkinson’s? When you have a loved one that’s suffering from Parkinson’s, you want to help them in whatever way you can. Article Contents What is Parkinson’s Disease? Many people know what Parkinson’s disease is in terms of its appearance in a person, but they don’t know much more than that. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive nervous system disorder. It affects a person’s movement, specifically in their motor control. There are a number of different medical options available for the treatment
What is Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)? DBS is a neurosurgical procedure that involves implanting electrodes in specific brain areas to initiate electronic brain stimulation. Article Contents Components of DBS DBS is a neurosurgical procedure that involves implanting electrodes in specific brain areas to initiate electronic brain stimulation to facilitate the treatment and management of various medical disorders.1 The device used in DBS is known as a DBS stimulator. Although a well-established treatment, deep brain stimulation surgery is usually reserved for those whose symptoms are
How Long Do the Effects of TMS Treatment Last? Learn here about TMS therapy and what it can do to help treat mental disorders. Article Contents What Is TMS Therapy? Transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy (TMS), also known as RTMS (Repetitive TMS), is a non-invasive magnetic therapy for depression that utilizes repetitive delivery of magnetic pulses from magnetic fields to affect the stimulation and excitation of neuronal cells in the brain.1 As a result of the TMS success rate recorded, the US Food and Drug
TMS for Schizophrenia Treatment About 1% of the population is affected by schizophrenia. Using TMS for schizophrenia is a promising treatment option for those suffering from this disorder. Article Contents What is Schizophrenia? Before diving into TMS for schizophrenia, you must understand what schizophrenia entails for those who suffer from it. Schizophrenia is a mental health disorder that impacts the brain. Its symptoms are complex and there are many misconceptions about this disease. Research shows that schizophrenia impacts both men and women equally, and
TMS for Asperger’s Treatment TMS for Asperger’s has become a promising new treatment option. Asperger syndrome is a condition that is found on the autism spectrum disorders continuum. Article Contents What is Asperger’s Syndrome? TMS for Asperger’s is becoming a promising new treatment option to help individuals everywhere. Asperger syndrome, also known as Asperger’s, used to be a diagnosis outside the autism spectrum. However, in 2013 it became part of the autism spectrum disorder continuum. Typically, those with Asperger syndrome have stronger verbal language skills and intellectual ability than those who
TMS for Substance Use: What is TMS and How Can It Treat Addiction? Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) can help individuals recover from addiction. Here’s what you should know about this exciting new treatment option. Article Contents What Is Addiction? According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), addiction is defined as “a treatable, chronic medical disease involving complex interactions among brain circuits, genetics, the environment, and an individual’s life experiences.” Generally, people struggling with addiction use substances and engage in risky behaviors despite