Tag - transcranial magnetic stimulation

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Unlike other behavioral health procedures, TMS or Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is a new procedure. TMS has already undergone several applications and developments. This also includes brain activity measurement and the treatment of PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), anxiety, mental health conditions and chronic pain. But just like any other new medical treatment, TMS is also associated with many misconceptions, half-truth or better yet outright myths. Here are the top myths of TMS that often discourage patients to take this treatment. TMS is...

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and the Non-invasive Stimulation of Brain

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation was introduced in 1989 but until recently, rTMS or repetitive Transcranial magnetic stimulation was just a little-known method of stimulating our brain, non-invasively. However, in 1995, the demonstration of rTMS possible and effective therapeutic effects on depression marked an increased interest among neurologists, psychiatrists, public and basic scientists. So how does this well-recognized procedure stimulate the human brain and help in the treatment of chronic depression? To discuss this, let us dig deeper into TMS principles! Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation uses...