If you are one of more than 350 million people worldwide who is suffering from depression and are not getting the relief you desire, NeuroStar® TMS could be a viable alternative for you. It is prescribed for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder in adult patients who have failed to receive satisfactory improvement from prior antidepressant medication. NeuroStar® is an FDA-cleared, non-drug, non-invasive method for treating depression with no systemic side effects.
What is TMS Therapy?
TMS or Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation uses targeted magnetic fields to treat major depressive disorders. TMS is a proven, safe and effective treatment. A typical course of TMS treatment consists of daily therapies five days a week for four to six weeks. Sessions can be completed in as little as 19 minutes. No anesthesia or sedation is required, and patients are awake during the treatment.
How Effective is TMS?
NeuroStar Advanced Therapy is only available by prescription. NeuroStar® is the #1 TMS choice of doctors and is covered by most major health plans. In a difficult to treat patient population, one out of two patients responded to treatment, and one in three achieved remission from depression symptoms. NeuroStar treatment is also durable. A follow up on patients six months later showed that only eleven percent of patients had their symptoms return. 37% needed to go through the TMS treatment again. 85% of the 37% achieved clinical benefit. Neurostar TMS treatments are much safer than a traditional form of medication which can cause a wide variety of dangerous side effects.
Neurostar TMS Therapy may be the right choice for you. If you or someone you care about suffers from a major depressive disorder and are not receiving relief, contact your doctor to discuss the life-changing non-drug treatment option of TMS. It’s not too late too reach a healthier, happier you!