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…

Alternative Treatment for Severe Depression

Helmet Therapy, an Alternative Depression Treatment

Treatment for 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. …

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…