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…

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…

What are the Side Effects of TMS

What are the Side Effects of TMS?

Many people suffering from major depressive disorder (MDD) consider trying transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy because of the unpleasant side effects they experienced while treated with antidepressant medications. These drugs commonly cause weight gain, irritability, sexual dysfunction, sleep disturbance, nausea, constipation, and fatigue.  As if the many side effects weren’t bad enough, antidepressants fail to relieve the…

TMS Offers Major Depression Treatment

TMS Offers Major Depression Treatment

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Alternative Major Depression Treatment As is happening in many areas of medicine where traditional methods fail to alleviate symptoms, alternative treatments are being embraced now for the treatment of depression.  The most promising new treatment for major depressive disorder (MDD) is deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (dTMS). What is dTMS Treatment? Deep TMS…