Category Archives: TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation)

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Cigna for Allegedly Denying Depression Treatment

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Cigna for Allegedly Denying Depression Treatment Case Raises Questions of Bias Regarding Independent Review Organizations By Marketwired . September 9, 2015 08:00 AM EDT   LOS ANGELES, CA — (Marketwired) — 09/09/15 — A class-action lawsuit … Continue reading

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: What Is It and Who Needs It?

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: What Is It and Who Needs It? TMS uses magnetic pulses to electrically stimulate nerve cells in the brain and relieve symptoms of depression. Though TMS can help to lessen the symptoms of depression, not all patients … Continue reading

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Magnetic therapy gains favor in battling depression

Magnetic therapy gains favor in battling depression Michael Sears Neuropsychiatrist Dami Salami (left), medical director of the repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation program at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, says rTMS has been successful in treating depression. With Salami … Continue reading

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TMS is an alternative treatment for drug-resistant depression

TMS is an alternative treatment for drug-resistant depression For those with severe depression, medications don’t always work. Doctors used to resort to electroconvulsive therapy, but now there’s a more gentle option. KING 5 Healthlink 6:38 p.m. PST November 3, 2014 … Continue reading

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A patient’s experience with rTMS…

To the readers, As many of you know I have through the years primarily devoted my efforts toward educating and sharing my knowledge and experiences as it relates to one particular therapy option; VNS Therapy for Depression. While I continue … Continue reading

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Magnetic stimulation gains in depression treatment

Magnetic stimulation gains in depression treatment Transcranial magnetic stimulation offers new treatment for depression By John Keilman, Chicago Tribunecontact the reporter   Though some question effectiveness of TMS, more health care providers offering the service Patient says sensation of TMS … Continue reading

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Offers Hope for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Therese Borchard Sanity Break Help for depression and anxiety   Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Offers Hope for Treatment-Resistant Depression By Therese Borchard Published Sep 29, 2014 In December of 2012, Stephanie S. was taking 300 mgs of sertraline (Zoloft), 300 mgs … Continue reading

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