Could TMS Be the Answer to Your Anxiety?
If you suffer from Anxiety, you are not alone. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million adults. While many treatments are available for Anxiety, some people do not respond well to medication or therapy. Could TMS be the answer to your Anxiety?
At Ascend Health Center, we encourage your brain structure to work optimally to provide you with optimal well-being.
Treating Anxiety and Depression with TMS Therapy
Ascend Health Center offers the most advanced brain stimulation technology, known as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy. There is no need to be concerned about medical procedures or side effects of TMS.
During treatment, you will receive a series of short pulses of magnetic energy to the brain. TMS therapy is a well-tolerated, non-invasive treatment that does not require anesthesia or sedation. TMS is an effective treatment for Anxiety and depression. In bilateral TMS treatments, magnetic fields are used to raise activity in the left DLPFC and reduce activity in the right DLPFC. Because fear can be fueled by hyperactivity in the right brain, lowering activity levels, there can help relieve symptoms of Anxiety After hundreds of small studies conducted all over the world with very positive results, there is now more confidence that TMS can be an effective treatment for various anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Can TMS help with my panic attacks?
The use of transcranial magnetic stimulation for treating Anxiety has been proven effective. One study showed that just four weeks’ worth, or less than 2 months’ total treatment with rTMS, was enough to reduce panic disorder symptoms by half, and 8weeks later, these had improved even more so!
Can TMS make Anxiety worse?
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for affective disorders and Anxiety has been shown to be effective. However, some reports have linked the treatment with an increase in Anxiety among volunteers who are not diagnosed or affected by these conditions themselves Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation(RTMS) is a procedure where magnets stimulate specific parts inside your brain using electricity; this helps treat people dealing with depression and other mental illnesses.
If you are looking for an effective treatment for your Anxiety, TMS may be the answer.
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