Depression can happen to anyone, at any age and any time. Unfortunately, it can also happen to women when pregnant and is sometimes accompanied by feelings of anxiety, stress, and fear. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists estimates that between 14 and 23 percent of pregnant women experience depression.…

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation (also known as TMS) is an FDA-approved treatment for major depressive disorder. It has been studied in a variety of different populations, but has been shown to be particularly effective in treating those who are suffering from treatment-resistant depression. At Madison Avenue TMS & Psychiatry, we work…

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This article is part of a two-part series. To read part one, click here: How Science Showed that TMS Works for Depression: Part 1 of 2 Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) treatment for depression was approved by the FDA in 2008, after the first landmark study by J.P. O’Reardon and his…

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive treatment for depression that uses magnetic pulses to stimulate a specific region of the brain. FDA approved since 2008, TMS has come a long way in winning the support of the medical community and helping many people with depression find something that works…

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive, non-systemic treatment that uses magnetic fields to treat major depressive disorder. It has been shown to provide successful relief from symptoms of treatment-resistant depression when other treatments, like antidepressants and talk therapy, have not shown significant or consistent results. (1,2,3) Some people may…

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a six-week, one-course treatment therapy that gained FDA approval in 2008. TMS has been approved for the treatment of depression that does not respond to standard therapies like medications and talk therapy, often referred to as treatment-resistant depression. (1) TMS has shown positive results for…

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The global population is aging, and people over the age of 60 are making up a larger percentage of the world’s inhabitants. It is estimated that by 2050, the proportion of older adults will almost double. (1) Unfortunately, older adults may be at an increased risk for depression due to…

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Every year, major depressive disorder affects 7.6% of the population over 12 years old in the United States, according to the Center for Disease control. (1) The World Health Organization reported that major depression is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. (2) The majority of people who experience severe depressive…

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