What Changes after Starting TMS Therapy?

At the basic level, depression causes changes in a person's mood and behavior. But if you've experienced depression, you know that depression can affect all facets of a person's life. People struggling with depression can find themselves having difficulty

Managing Mental Health in College

Between balancing a course load, social circles, family obligations, and a job, many college students have trouble prioritizing their mental health despite an estimated 39 percent of them experiencing a significant mental health issue during college. If y

Greenbrook TMS Patient Journeys: Danielle

"Sometimes I would have bouts where the depression got worse and I’d need to go on more medication. That’s what happened when a friend of mine had passed away unexpectedly and it had really thrown me for a loop that my medication couldn’t pull me out of."

Veterans & Mental Health: How to Help

The stress of military service and deployments takes a toll on both soldiers and their families. With higher rates of depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as compared to civilians, it’s unfortunately all-too-common for our veteran

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What Changes after Starting TMS Therapy?

At the basic level, depression causes changes in a person's mood and behavior. But if you've experienced depression, you know that depression can affect all facets of a person's life. People struggling with depression can find themselves having difficulty

5 Common Misconceptions About Depression

We’ve all heard the common health-related misconceptions or myths-- chocolate causes acne, carrots will improve your night vision, and cracking your knuckles gives you arthritis. Subscribing to these particular myths is relatively harmless, but other health-related misconceptions can have far more serious consequences. This is the case for depression—the myths surrounding it can prevent people from getting the help they need.

The Duality of Depression: High Functioning Depression Can be Difficult to Recognize

Can a depressed person be visually identified? Do people who suffer with depression manifest certain mannerisms, expressions or behaviors? Mainstream media has historically branded the face of depression as a person curled up in bed, sitting in a dark corner, crying themselves to sleep, or not having the energy to attend school or work. Depression does not always manifest in this overt classically characterized depiction. There are many people who struggle daily with depression, but their outward appearance and actions might not be so obvious.

What Does TMS Therapy Feel Like?

We often get asked questions regarding what TMS Therapy feels like. Most patients have a comfortable experience throughout their TMS Therapy sessions. Sometimes a light tapping sensation to the scalp can be felt that eventually dissipates as the patient acclimates to treatment. For the few who experience discomfort, it often has to do with an individual’s anatomy and not their innate pain threshold. Discomfort can arise from inadvertent stimulation of a scalp or facial nerve.

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