If you have symptoms of depression, it's natural to wonder what's going on in your body. The good news is that researchers have now answered two crucial questions: how does depression affect the brain, and what chemical imbalance causes depression?
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.
Depression can affect anyone and doesn’t discriminate across race, gender, or socioeconomic class, but BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) communities and other groups can face additional challenges when accessing mental health care.
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.
If you find that your depression medication isn’t working, you may be starting to feel anxious or frustrated. Trying a series of new medications can be a drain on anyone, especially if you’re still dealing with the symptoms of depression.
Greenbrook's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Geoffrey Grammer, was recently on 92.5 WINC to discuss ways we can handle the stress of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the pandemic, so many of us are feeling anxious, scared, or isolated.