Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Treat Your Anxiety with Magnetic Waves

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is a non-invasive procedure for the treatment of mental health issues. It involves sending repetitive magnetic impulses into the brain, which stimulates nerve function and improves the symptoms of depression, anxiety, OCD, brain damage, and more.

TMS is a safe, painless alternative method to treat mood disorders and improve brain function. Keep reading for more information about the procedure, what to expect, and how it can help. If you are ready to discuss your treatment options with a psychiatrist, then I’m here for you. I am Dr. Melissa Quinn, a board certified psychiatrist in Los Angeles.

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Frequently Asked Questions

TMS is a relatively new procedure, but has been highly studied and found to be safe. The greatest risk is that of seizure, but the risk is exceedingly low. Overall, TMS is non-invasive and is a safe treatment for most.

No. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is completely painless. The magnetic waves cannot be felt and do not cause any pain.
During your treatment, an electromagnetic coil will be placed against your scalp near your forehead, which will then deliver a magnetic pulse to the area of your brain that controls mood.
TMS works by stimulating areas of the brain that are thought to have lower-than-normal activity during depression, or as a result of injury.

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