TMS: Preparation, Appointment, Expectation, and Treatment

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), a noninvasive
procedure, uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells found in the brain
with the purpose to improve depression symptoms by delivering repetitive
magnetic pulses. People suffering from treatment-resistant depression, which
means when other treatments to treat depression do not wok, opt for TMS. Anyone
considering getting TMS treatment needs to know the following:

Preparing for TMS Treatment

Prior to going in for TMS treatment, people may need to get
a physical exam and other lab tests and a psychiatric evaluation to discuss
their depression. Doctors will refer to the test results and psychiatric