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When medications don't provide relief or you cannot tolerate the side effects of medications, then TMS therapy may be the right treatment for you. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, or TMS, is one of the most technologically-advanced depression treatments available. It is a simple drug-free way to treat depression, anxiety and many other neurologically-based illnesses and is available at Casco Bay TMS in Portland, Maine.
Take a look at the picture (PET scan) of two brains on the right side of your screen. The brain on the left is a picture of a balanced (normal) brain. It has a lot of metabolic activity (the areas that are lit up) and the activity is balanced. You will see the image on the right is a picture of a brain with depression. The difference is striking. The depressed brain has low metabolic activity and is not balanced. TMS works on a cellular level to bring your brain into balance -- like the brain on the left -- a balanced and healthy brain.
TMS, or Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy, is a non-invasive, FDA-cleared (for depression only at this time) brain-based outpatient treatment that has helped thousands of patients throughout the world. People are getting relief. When the brain is functioning properly, people CAN make better decisions; IMPROVE their relationships; return to work; TRANSFORM their lives.
At Casco Bay TMS our results are EXCELLENT. Nearly 50% of our patients who undergo TMS therapy for depression go into remission, meaning they are no longer depressed. Of all the remaining patients, while not symptom free, 75% achieve what is called, "response." They report feeling significantly better after completing treatment.
We are also successfully treating a variety of other brain-based illnesses such as migraines, seizures and others. We have a unique way of analyzing these conditions using an EEG that creates a “brain map” which visually maps out one’s brain based conditions. Your specific brain can be analyzed and the treatment is tailored to specific imbalances within your specific brain. Please see the Off Label page for a list of other conditions.
We invite you to contact us to learn more about this powerful treatment for depression and other brain imbalances. Take this questionnaire about depression and bring it with you for a consultation. This will help us better understand your depression and determine if you are a good fit for TMS. Call or email today to schedule a consultation and take that next step to health.
TMS+YOU is an online community and national patient advocacy site for TMS Therapy. Those considering Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation can connect with patients who have had the treatment to answer questions, share insights, and get the latest information.
Have you sought treatment for your depression from antidepressants only to find less than satisfactory results? NeuroStar TMS Therapy is a new treatment option clinically proven to improve symptoms of depression in patients that did not respond to prior antidepressant treatment.Depression & TMS >>
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, TMS Therapy, uses short pulses of magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the one of the areas of the brain thought to control mood.TMS Therapy is performed in a psychiatrist’s office under his or her supervision while you remain awake and alert.Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation >>
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222 Auburn St.
Portland, ME 04103