Treatment Options for OCD

Treatment Options for OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a complex and destructive mental condition centered around repeated and unavoidable encounters with anxiety-inducing obsessions, followed by the need to soothe these anxieties through specific compulsions. OCD can range from mild to severe, with debilitating symptoms potentially leaving a person disabled and incapable of functioning alone. Obsessions can range from specific fears…

Side Effects of TMS

What Are the Side Effects of TMS?

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive treatment approved for major depressive disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder, particularly in patients who do not respond to first line treatment methods (pharmacology and therapy). If a patient does not experience relief from their depression symptoms despite trying several different medications, they may be diagnosed with ‘treatment-resistant depression’. TMS…

TMS Insurance Consultation

Does Insurance Cover TMS Therapy?

Seeking help when struggling with mental health problems can be an overwhelming challenge. Unclear rules and miscommunication surrounding insurance coverage can exacerbate the issue, unfortunately. It’s important to find out what your insurance does and does not cover, so you can feel confident in approaching a medical professional about your health, and so you can…

How OCD Affects Daily Life

How Can OCD Complicate Your Life?

It is currently estimated that about 2.3 percent of the American adult population struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder. However, despite that figure, many still seem to misunderstand what the disease entails, and how it develops. OCD is more than an obsession for neatness, or the cause for a very quirky personality. Whereas a focus on neatness…