A patient who suffers from chronic depression, and is no more responsive to anti-depressants, can stimulate their affected brain area through the process of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.
TMS is a non-invasive treatment that uses electromagnetic fields, like an MRI machine, and stimulates the brain area which is affected due to prolonged depression. The treatment does not require the patient to get admitted to the hospital or stay overnight.
However, following are some of the most frequently asked questions about TMS that will help you in understanding the treatment even better.
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