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Magnetic Fields to Alleviate Anxiety

Magnetic Fields to Alleviate Anxiety

A Study from Würzburg University Hospital Shows TMS May Help Alleviate Anxiety It is possible to unlearn fears. And this works even better when a specific region of the brain has previously been stimulated magnetically. This has been shown by researchers from the Würzburg University Hospital in a new study. Nearly one in seven Germans suffer […]

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Readers Digest: The Treatment That Finally Lifted My Depression After Everything Else Failed

Readers Digest: The Treatment That Finally Lifted My Depression After Everything Else Failed

More than 15 million Americans suffer from depression, and more than a third of them don’t respond to counseling or antidepressants. Nathalie DeGravel was one of the unlucky ones—until she discovered a novel new therapy. Four years ago, Nathalie DeGravel, 48, finally recognized something was horribly wrong with her brain. A human resources coordinator at […]

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TBS Treatment at TMS Center of SWFL : A Few Minutes of Thetaburst Stimulation Can Help Conquer Depression

TBS Treatment at TMS Center of SWFL : A Few Minutes of Thetaburst Stimulation Can Help Conquer Depression

Thetaburst Stimulation in 2017 This article from 2015 published by CTV News gives a good overview of TBS Stimulation and the exciting effect the treatment was having on patients with depression. Now, in 2017, the TMS Center of Southwest Florida is thrilled to offer both TMS and TBS treatment options for our patients. For more […]

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FDA Data Support Ketamine as Depression Therapy

FDA Data Support Ketamine as Depression Therapy

Analysis of FAERS data finds less comorbid depression among pain patients on ketamine by Neel A. Duggal Contributing Writer, MedPage TodayMay 12, 2017 An analysis of data from the FDA Adverse Events Reporting System (FAERS) supported previous findings that ketamine could be an effective treatment for depression, researchers found. Given financial and ethical obstacles to […]

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FDA grants 510k clearance to MagVita TMS

FDA grants 510k clearance to MagVita TMS

The FDA recently granted 510k clearance to market MagVita TMS therapy, a repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation system, for treatment of depression. “The new FDA cleared MagVita TMS Therapy system is tailor-made for health care professionals seeking an entry-level TMS system without having to compromise on quality and safety,” Kerry Rome, BS, vice president of sales […]

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Singer from Band ‘Passion Pit’ Posts Facebook Live Video of his TMS Treatment

Singer from Band ‘Passion Pit’ Posts Facebook Live Video of his TMS Treatment

On Tuesday, Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos went live on Facebook to share his experience getting a lesser-known noninvasive mental health procedure, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), as a way of treating bipolar disorder. “The whole point is like, everyone says, ‘Oh, I don’t want to show people what I do, I don’t want to talk about therapy.’ If […]