Will Health Insurance Cover OCD

Will My Insurance Cover TMS Treatment for OCD?

BrainsWay’s deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) device was approved for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) by the FDA in August 2018, opening the door for a new form of treatment to be both officially approved by the country’s regulatory body on medication and therapy, and in time, the country’s biggest insurance providers. Deep transcranial…

What Side Effects of Depression

What Are the Side Effects of Depression?

When the average person thinks of depression, it’s likely that they’re thinking of sudden bursts of sadness, thoughts of worthlessness, a lack of interest in old hobbies, and in severe cases, serious thoughts of suicide. But there is more to depression than just thought, as the disorder affects many on such a level that the…

The Benefits of TMS

The Benefits of TMS Treatment for Depression

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) involves the use of magnetic waves, employing them in the treatment of various mental health conditions, including migraines, Tourette’s, OCD, and major depressive disorder. However, TMS therapy is an alternative treatment rather than a first line treatment for these conditions, owing to the comparative lack of data regarding TMSs full potential…

TMS is Great for Managing OCD

What Makes TMS Great for Managing OCD?

Deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (dTMS) was first cleared for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) by the FDA in 2018, when Brainsway’s deep TMS machines brought promising data to the table about TMS’s role in the treatment of other mental disorders. Previously cleared by the FDA for the treatment of major depressive disorder in 2008,…

Managing Depression Symptoms

Tips for Managing Depression Symptoms

Depression is a consuming illness, causing grief for people across the country – not just patients, but affected families and friends as well. More than just a mindset, depression can become a debilitating condition. However, there are ways to tackle depression, through various therapies, medications, and alternative treatments. But there’s more to managing a depression…

Recognizing Depression in Friends & Loved Ones

How to Recognize a Depressed Friend or Loved One?

Most mental health disorders are not quite like they’re depicted in television, and they’re nowhere near as obvious as the many physical disorders that can render a person equally debilitated. Conditions like anxiety and depression come with many different symptoms and faces, and they’re subtle. One day your husband, wife, friend, or relative might be…