Where To Turn When Depression Medication Fails

Where to Turn When Antidepressants Don’t Work

Antidepressants are somewhat of a mystery to many people, and it’s difficult for some to process whether they’re a good thing or a bad thing, with conflicting messages on both sides. Headlines and government bodies are writing reports that prescription drugs are addictive and can cause deaths, and antidepressants contain black box warning that a…

Treating Depression When Medication Doesn’t Work

Treating Depression When Medication Doesn’t Work

By Scott West, M.D. | Jun. 22, 2018 The recent, tragic deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain are a reminder of the battle so many of us are fighting, often silently. Depression doesn’t discriminate, and even celebrities are a part of the 320 million people around the world living with depression. I’ve met many of these individuals in my…

TMS Therapy Success Stories

How Successful is TMS?

TMS: a Safe and Effective Treatment for Depression Nothing spells SUCCESS like results, so when it comes to finding a treatment for major depression that actually produces positive results the news should be shared far and wide.  Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is an alternative therapy for treating individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD) who have been deemed treatment-resistant.  After…

Postpartum Depression Treatment in Massachusetts

Postpartum Depression Treatment in Massachusetts

Helping Mothers Recover from the “Baby Blues” Clinical depression rates among women are double those of men, often explained as the result of hormonal changes women experience starting with puberty.  Although hormonal fluctuations are a significant contributing factor to the high rates of depression among women, life circumstances and general life stressors can compound the…

TMS Therapy Cost

TMS Therapy Cost

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Therapy Cost When it comes to your mental health, getting the treatment and care needed is of paramount importance, and living with persistent depression is no exception.  Many who have struggled for years with the debilitating effects of major depressive disorder (MDD) have not found relief from the traditionally prescribed antidepressants and may…