How Do you Explain What it’s Like to Live with Depression?

We know it can be hard to explain to people who don’t suffer from depression what it’s like to live with it. We came across this video and wanted to share it. The video does a great job of explaining in clear-cut terms what it’s like to live with clinical depression. Depression is a complex disease, but there is...

NARSAD Grantee Leads New Study Proving Efficacy of TMS for Depression

Transcranial magnetic stimulation continues to show great promise in the treatment of major depressive disorder. It was FDA cleared in 2008 and research on the efficacy and uses of TMS has continued. NARSAD Grantee Linda Carpenter, M.D. has recently authored a study which shows for the first time that TMS is an effective treatment for depression in real-life clinical practice...

TMS featured on the Dr. Oz Show

March 14, 2012 at 4:00 PM on Channel 7 (ABC), transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy used to treat resistant depression will be featured on the Dr. Oz Show. The show will feature a TMS physician and a patient, who has benefited from this effective non-pharmacological approach to treatment resistant depression. The TMS Center of Colorado is the first center in Colorado to use the Neurostar TMS therapy system in treating...

New Trial Data Confirm Clinical Effectiveness With NeuroStar TMS Therapy

Neuronetics sponsored an observational study of patients in the “real world” which confirms the clinical effectiveness and adherence rates of patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) treated with the NeuroStar TMS Therapy system. This data continues to support the premise that patients with MDD who do not find relief with medication or who are unable to tolerate the medicines side effects have an effective, proven non-invasive and non-systemic...

NeuroStar Magnetic Therapy helps a man after years of medication, shock therapy.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS or rTMS) can help many patients who have suffered for years with major depression. Many patients cannot tolerate the side effects of  medication or ECT. TMS has been proven in studies to be a safe and effective treatment for patients suffering from depression. NeuroStar TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) Therapy is FDA-cleared for patients suffering from depression who have not achieved satisfactory improvement from undergoing prior prescribed rounds of antidepressant medications TMS treatment has been FDA-cleared since...