Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) uses a targeted pulsed magnetic field, similar to what is used in an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) machine to treat depression non invasively by treating areas of the brain known to affect mood.Read More
Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?Read More
Major depression is a serious medical illness that affects approximately 14 million Americans.1 Depression can cause ongoing sadness that changes how a person thinks, feels, and acts every day.Read More
My experience with TMS at Progressive Physicians Associates was very positive. The staff were quite friendly and knowledgeable, and the treatment was effective. Having struggled with depression for many years and after countless medications, the results of this procedure exceeded my expectations.Read More
Major depression is a serious medical illness that affects approximately 14 million Americans. Depression can cause ongoing sadness that changes how a person thinks, feels, and acts every day. While medication can help manage symptoms for many people, it is estimated that approximately 4 million patients do not benefit from taking standard antidepressant medication.
What treatments are available for depression? Both non-drug and drug therapies are available to treat depression. Depression is often treated first with psychotherapy (talk therapy) and antidepressant medication administered together. Although antidepressants can be effective for some patients, they do not work for everyone. Also, there can often be unwanted side effects from antidepressant drugs