TMS Health Solutions, of Sacramento, is leading the way in Northern California in providing innovative therapy for clinical depression (also called major depressive disorder). Clinical depression is believed to be caused by an imbalance among the brain’s neurotransmitters. Neurotransmitters are responsible for sending signals between brain cells. In depression, these neurotransmitters appear to send fewer signals, reducing brain activity, and causing feelings such as worthlessness, despair, and even the belief that suicide is necessary to escape the emotional pain.
The mission pursued by TMS Health Solutions is to find the right treatment plan for clinically depressed patients, using all of the options available. Traditional treatment options considered in designing a patient’s plan may include psychotherapy, antidepressant medication, and electroconvulsive therapy, which has been refined since the days it was a therapy to be feared. Nevertheless, electroconvulsive therapy still has significant side effects, including memory loss, and still takes place under anesthesia. [Read more…]