The National Institute of Mental Health is currently recruiting participants for a clinical study to see if using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to guide repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) helps locate the best area for treatment and to explore [..]
Most people who suffer from mental illness are prescribed medications to treat the symptoms of depression. BUT TMS treats the CAUSE of depression. I like to say, that TMS therapy is like going to the gym for physical therapy. Patients will not see the results in the first week, but like physical therapy strengthens a muscle after injury, TMS therapy retrains the area in brain that is under performing, which in turn helps the patient back to well. Also like physical therapy, the results last long after the therapy is complete.
Just this month, the Wall Street Journal reported that close to 80% of patients treated at a London TMS center achieved complete remission of their depression. http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20130701-908672.html
Mental Illness is a serious medical problem. Depression affects one in four adults? over 61 million Americans?experience mental illness in any given year. BUT depression is a treatable illness and TMS therapy can help patients get back to well.
Please explore our website to learn more about TMS therapy, read our patient success stories and discover how TheraMind Services and TMS therapy can help you or your patients get back to well.