Benefits of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Tampa

Benefits of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Depression affects many people. Only a few seek treatment. But what
if the treatment doesn’t work? You may get further depressed and the
cycle continues. What you may not know is that Transcranial Magnetic
Stimulation can help you fight depression even if other methods have

Why TMS? – The Benefits

TMS is non-invasive

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is not a complicated treatment.
Apart from talk therapy, it is the least invasive treatment when
compared to the rest. It involves the use of an electromagnetic coil
that is placed against your scalp. No surgery is involved. The coil
releases magnetic fields that stimulate your brain to boost your

TMS is Effective

Out of three patients, two get better in six weeks. This makes TMS an
effective and quick treatment. If you have battled depression for years,
TMS can help you get better in just six weeks.

TMS has minimal side effects

A common treatment for depression is antidepressant drugs but these
drugs can cause undesirable side effects such as strong headaches,
uncontrollable weight gain, etc. TMS on the other hand doesn’t leave
behind any major side effects. Some patients report a mild headache or
mild discomfort in the area where the electromagnetic coil is

TMS is non-addictive

Compared to antidepressants which can become addictive, once the TMS
sessions are completed, the patient can resume their normal life.

TMS doesn’t affect your memory

Shock therapy for depression has the risk of causing memory problems
but TMS doesn’t cause such issues.

Candidates for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is mostly used to treat depression
in cases where the patient has become resistant to other treatments. You
are a good candidate if:

  • Antidepressants aren’t working for you.

  • You have tried talk therapy without success.

Our team of doctors can help you overcome depression. If you would
like to get help now, contact us.