Examining the Benefits of TMS

Examining the Benefits of TMS

Abhijit Ramanujam, M.D. a psychiatrist and Regional Medical Director at Mindpath Health, formerly Community Psychiatry, provides a clinical review of an effective approach for treatment-resistant depression. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a...

Partnering With Your Doctor on TMS

Partnering With Your Doctor on TMS

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is an outpatient, non-invasive treatment designed for patients with hard-to-treat depression, also known as Major Depressive Disorder (MDD.) TMS works by delivering an electromagnetic field to the brain to stimulate underactive...

The History Behind TMS

The History Behind TMS

Like most scientific discoveries, the development of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation was the cumulative result of hundreds of years of research. Luigi Galvani, an Italian physician, first discovered “animal electricity” in 1780 when he and his wife applied static...

What Is Treatment-Resistant Depression?

What Is Treatment-Resistant Depression?

You’ve followed your doctor’s treatment protocol for depression and even changed medication, but nothing seems to help, or help for very long. It’s a frustrating predicament, one that may lead you to give up hope you will ever find relief. Know that you are not alone....

What a Typical TMS Treatment Looks Like

What a Typical TMS Treatment Looks Like

Anyone considering Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) will likely have a ton of questions about what to expect during their treatment series. Here is a quick overview of the process, as well as what occurs during your daily appointments. Overview An average TMS...

Common Questions About Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Common Questions About Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

What is TMS? Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a safe, non-invasive treatment for people ages 18 years and older who have been diagnosed with major depressive disorder. It is ideal for patients with treatment-resistant depression who have not found relief...

TMS – What is Brain Mapping?

TMS – What is Brain Mapping?

Your first Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) appointment will be the longest during your treatment series. Before your first treatment session, your TMS psychiatrist will conduct a brain mapping procedure to determine the location of your treatment and the power...

What Does TMS Feel Like?

What Does TMS Feel Like?

Grace Liestman and Mocica Alcasid, technicians at Mindpath Health, formerly Community Psychiatry, discuss the TMS patient experience and what TMS feels like to patients.  It feels like a woodpecker. That’s the most common description Grace Liestman, a Mindpath...

When Will I See Results From TMS?

When Will I See Results From TMS?

Grace Liestman, a Mindpath Health technician in San Jose, CA discusses the TMS patient journey and when the average patient starts to be experience results. Grace Liestman, a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) technician, gets asked a lot of questions by the...

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