Why TMS Is a Better Clinical Depression Treatment Than ECT

Why TMS Is a Better Clinical Depression Treatment Than ECT

First-line treatments for major depressive disorder (MDD) are therapy and antidepressants. Therapy works by identifying negative thought patterns and triggers for your depression. It can also help you make lifestyle modifications to avoid the pitfalls of depression....
Parental Depression’s Effect on Children

Parental Depression’s Effect on Children

Depression is a mental health problem that affects every aspect of your life. It can be debilitating, making it hard to get out of bed, do laundry, and cook for yourself. If children are a part of your life, it can have unfortunate effects on their lives and...
Can Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Treat Epilepsy?

Can Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Treat Epilepsy?

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a neuro treatment for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. And, researchers are looking at TMS as an alternative treatment for epilepsy. If you have epilepsy, your brain activity can...
Helping Loved Ones with Depression

Helping Loved Ones with Depression

If someone you know is suffering from depression, it can be tough to help them. They may be in denial and may feel that they are still themselves. Your efforts to help can make you the target of some misplaced anger, which is hard not to take personally. However,...
7 Suicide Warning Signs

7 Suicide Warning Signs

We all want to take suicidal warning signs very seriously. Friends talking about wanting to die or killing themselves is a telltale sign of major depression. They are also crying out for help. Talking, listening, and showing care for someone who is suicidal can help...
Tips to Avoid Depression in College

Tips to Avoid Depression in College

In high school, college looks like a fantastic gold pot at the end of the rainbow. You’ll finally get to live your dream life, make your own choices, and enjoy the endless party that is your college experience. But in reality, it’s really difficult. You...
How does your business advocate for employee mental health?

How does your business advocate for employee mental health?

How does your business advocate for employee mental health? As mental health issues like anxiety and depression are at an all-time high, employers and businesses must manage their employees’ health holistically, including their mental wellness. These business...
5 Steps to Prepare for Accelerated TMS

5 Steps to Prepare for Accelerated TMS

Accelerated transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive, effective treatment for depression delivered in a highly condensed timeline, which was recently cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). While standard treatment courses can be six...
The Future of TMS Therapy

The Future of TMS Therapy

The FDA cleared transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) as a treatment for major depression disorder (MDD) in 2008. Four years later (2012), Europe approved it for treatment. In 2018, the FDA cleared its use to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). As technology...
What We Know About Depression and Memory Loss

What We Know About Depression and Memory Loss

Clinical depression is an illness that is often associated with stress, anxiety, and memory problems. While the first two symptoms are commonly grouped with depression, memory loss from depression is forgotten. Doctors may even misdiagnose memory loss associated with...