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…

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…

Alternative Treatment for Severe Depression

Alternative Treatment for Severe Depression

Treatment for Severe Depression Using TMS 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…

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…

Best Depression Treatment Centers for Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Best Depression Treatment Centers for Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

TMS Depression Treatment Centers Receiving the Best Help With depression impacting the lives of approximately 16 million people each year in the U.S., finding the best depression treatment center that offers hope to those suffering from this serious mental health condition is a top priority.  Achieve TMS East is the leader in providing an exciting new alternative…