Is TMS Right For Me

TMS is currently approved to treat Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). While not FDA approved, it is also being used for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD). However, in order to have TMS covered by insurance, you need to have failed prior treatments. Your insurance may also require you to have failed at least 2 adequate medication trials and evidenced based psychotherapy.

Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?

Little interest or pleasure in doing things(Required)
Feeling down, depreseed, or hopeless(Required)
Trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleeping too much(Required)
Feeling tired or having little energy(Required)
Poor appetite or overeating(Required)
Feel bad about yourself - or that you are a failure or that you have let yourself of your family down(Required)
Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed? Or the opposite - being so fidety or restless that you have been moving around a lot more than usual(Required)
Trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching television noticed? Or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that you have been moving around a lot more than usual(Required)
Thoughts that you would be better off dead or hurting yourself??(Required)

What might disqualify me as a candidate?

  • Intracranial metallic or magnetic pieces
  • Pacemakers and other implantable medical devices
  • History of seizures or epilepsy 
  • Individuals who are pregnant

It is important to discuss these issues with your doctor.