Frequently Asked Questions
What is dTMS?
dTMS (Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) is a non-invasive treatment for individuals with depression.
Who can benefit from using dTMS?
Individuals with depression, Major Depressive Disorder, chronic migraines, and anxiety can benefit from Deep TMS.
How does dTMS work?
As a patient sits peacefully, an electromagnetic coil is placed on their scalp. There are magnetic pulses sent to the section of the patient’s brain responsible for mood.
Is there any side effects with the use of TMS?
It has been proven that TMS is safe and effective with no known systemic side effects. Momentary mild pain or discomfort may occur during the first week of TMS use.
Has TMS therapy been tested?
Yes, there have been numerous clinical studies conducting by the best institutions worldwide. Deep TMS treatment is FDA-approved and is available throughout the U.S., South America, and Europe.
How can I tell if I’m depressed?
We recommend consulting with your doctor whether or not you have depression.
Can TMS be used to treat more than just depression?
Yes, patients with anxiety and migraines can generally use TMS.
Do I need to change my medications when having dTMS treatment?
Ordinarily, patients continue to use their antidepressants while having TMS treatment. It’s best to ask your doctor regarding your medications following TMS treatment.
Does my insurance cover TMS treatment?
As the awareness of TMS grows, more and more insurance companies are covering it for their clients. Call us today to discover if your insurance will cover treatment.