Archive for April, 2012

What is NeuroStar TMS Therapy® NeuroStar TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) Therapy is an FDA-cleared non-invasive medical treatment for patients with major depression who have not benefited from initial antidepressant medication.* NeuroStar is precisely targeted at a key area of the brain known to be underactive in depression sufferers.  NeuroStar uses highly focused magnetic pulses to […]

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What to Expect

NeuroStar TMS Therapy® is available to patients by prescription only an is delivered under the supervision of a psychiatrist. Procedure A NeuroStar TMS Therapy® treatment session is a short outpatient procedure that lasts about 37 minutes. During treatment, you can relax in the treatment chair. You can also speak with the system operator whenever necessary. After […]

Lifestyle and home remedies by the Mayo Clinic Depression generally isn’t an illness that you can treat on your own. But you can do some things for yourself that will help. In addition to professional treatment, follow these self-care steps: Stick to your treatment plan.Don’t skip psychotherapy sessions or appointments, even if you don’t feel like […]

According to the Mayo Clinic: Depression is a medical illness that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Depression can cause physical symptoms, too. Also called major depression, major depressive disorder and clinical depression, it affects how you feel, think and behave. Depression can lead to a variety of emotional and physical […]