If you're searching for the right depression treatment, you've probably heard about many techniques and therapies that promise to provide relief from your symptoms. It's important to be able to tell apart viable treatment options from fads.
Finding the best depression treatment for you can be a matter of trial and error, and you may encounter some setbacks along the way.
When you reach a setback, how do you decide which route to take next?
There are lots of choices for antidepressants, with different classes all designed to work on different neurotransmitters, or chemicals in the brain. Yet despite this variety, about one in three people don't respond to antidepressants.
Greenbrook's Virginia Regional Medical director, Dr. William Sauvé, was recently interviewed on WUSA 9. Dr. Sauvé discussed various topics surrounding Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and what to expect from this treatment.
If you've been dealing with treatment-resistant depression, you've likely already tried several depression medications or therapies. Maybe they only partially worked, or didn't work at all, so now you're considering TMS therapy.