With more than 10,000 treatments performed in clinical trials, the most common side effect associated with TMS Therapy was mild-moderate scalp discomfort. Other common side effects included minor twitching around the eye; minor twitching of facial muscles; toothache; and mild-moderate headache. Side effects usually resolve by end of each treatment session period. There is a rare risk of seizure associated with TMS Therapy (0.1% per acute treatment course).
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