What is TMS: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is a procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to improve symptoms of depression.Transcranial magnetic stimulation may be tried when other depression Treatments have not produced Desired results. With transcranial magnetic stimulation, a large electromagnetic coil is placed against her scalp near your forehead. The electromagnet used in transcranial magnetic stimulation creates painless electric current that stimulate nerve cells in the region of your brain involved in mood control and depression.During transcranial been that stimulation, magnetic pulses create painless electrical currents and your brain. These currents stimulate nerve cells in the region of your brain involved in mood control and depression.Transcranial magnetic stimulation is a noninvasive brain stimulation procedure used for treating depression.Unlike Vagus nerve stimulation or deep brain stimulation, transcranial magnetic stimulation does not require surgery or implantation of electrodes and unlike electroconvulsive therapy, it does not require seizures or sedation with anesthesia.
Testimonials about TMS at Fox Valley TMS
“I have more interest in life, in general. Keeping up with my social life before was almost impossible. Now I don’t have to make such an effort to connect with people” ~ Anonymous ~ 1/29/2015
“It has given me the ability to function without my depression getting in my way” ~ Anonymous ~ 5/19/2015
“TMS gradually lifted the depression. I was able to go back to work full time.” ~ Anonymous ~ 09/19/2011