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Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) is a state-of- the-art, safe, and effective treatment for depression

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) is a state-of- the-art, safe, and effective treatment for depression and certain other clinical conditions. It was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (US-FDA) in 2008 for the treatment of depressive disorders.

 

What is rTMS?

 

Repetitive Transc Stimulation (rTMS treatment that us administered exte stimulate specific treat depression, clinical conditions over 15 years.

It is a non-invasive treatment that uses a magnetic field externally on the scalp to stimulate nerve cells in the brain. An electromagnetic coil is placed against the scalp at a predetermined site. The rTMS device then delivers focused, MRI-strength magnetic pulses to the brain. No sedation is required, patients are awake and alert during rTMS treatment and can even drive themselves home, or resume work immediately following treatment.

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How is rTMS adm does it work?

The procedure is typically administered daily (weekdays) for 3-6 weeks, for about 20 to 30 minutes per session, and is administered on

 

A magnetic coil is the scalp of the in

   

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an outpatient basis.

 

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Although primarily used to treat depressive disorder, research on rTMS shows that it is also effective in the treatment of

Bipolar mood disorder

 

Anxiety Disorders

 

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

 

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

 

Schizophrenia (certain symptoms)

 

Eating disorders - Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia

 

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

 

Migraine headaches

 

Chronic pain

 

Parkinson's disease

 

Multiple Sclerosis

 

Stroke

 

Fibromyalgia

 
 

Is rTMS safe and e

 

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