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…

Breaking the Code on Depression Treatment

MythBusted: Breaking the Code on Depression Treatment

On August 11th, 2014 legendary comedian and movie star Robin Williams took his own life after quietly battling major depression for several decades. His suicide took the world by total surprise for one reason – nobody thought Robin Williams was depressed. He never showed any signs, at least in the public eye. He was universally…

TMS Therapy Success Stories

TMS Therapy Success Stories

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Safe and Effective Treatment for Depression Nothing spells S U C C E S S  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)…

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…