Archive for Category: Treatment

TMS: Chose your type

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a type of brain stimulation therapy that has four different subtypes, or modalities. That is, there are four different manners in which TMS is administered. The four methods are: 1) Single-pulse TMS, 2) Repetitive...

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How exactly does TMS work?

Contrary to the name, transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS is actually a type of neuromodulation rather than stimulation. That is, when TMS therapy is administered, the goal is to change, or modulate brain function by either stimulating or inhibiting...

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TMS: Truths and Myths

The thought of having your brain stimulated may bring some feelings of uncertainly, but let’s clarify the facts about TMS. While not an exhaustive list, below are some clarifications for some of the most common misconceptions about TMS: Misconception:...

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Non-Medicine Treatments of POTS

This post focuses on some of the non-medicine treatments of Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) and why they are effective. When we stand, gravity pulls blood down, away from the heart. Since blood must return to the heart in order...

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ESKETAMINE (SPRAVATO™) 101

In March 2019, the Food and Drug Administration approved esketamine (SPRAVATO™) nasal spray to be used in conjunction with an oral antidepressant, for the treatment of treatment-resistant depression (TRD) in adults.¹ TRD affects almost one-third of patients with depression...

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Peer review

Over the years I have noticed that consumers have a very difficult time understanding the quality of a scientific report, whether it is a book, a magazine or journal article. Scientific knowledge is based on incremental progress derived from...

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