alternative-depression-treatment

‘Depression Helmet’ Therapy, an Alternative Treatment

Treating Depression Through Deep TMS ‘Helmet’ Therapy First it was the Cymbalta. Oh, how much hope one has when leaving the doctor’s office with a potential lifesaving prescription in hand. After suffering in silence with serious depression, all hopes for relief are pinned to a drug that might just change life for the better. Until…

Is TMS affordable? How much does TMS Cost?

TMS Costs – is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Affordable?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] TMS Therapy, an Alternative Treatment for Depression When it comes to living with persistent depression, getting the treatment and care you require is of paramount importance. There are countless cases of patients who have struggled for years with the debilitating effects of major depressive disorder, without finding relief. Those who haven’t responded well to…

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…

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 is Leading Alternative Treatment for Depression

TMS Therapy is Leading Alternative Treatment for Depression

You know the drill.  Feeling depleted by ongoing, unrelenting symptoms of depression, you schedule an appointment to see a doctor.  The doctor then prescribes an antidepressant with or without adjunct psychotherapy.  You walk out of the doctor’s office feeling hopeful that the devastating depression symptoms will soon disappear and the quality of your life will…