TMS Chula Vista

Have you tried medications to treat your depression and had ineffective results? Or maybe you may have experienced unpleasant side effects. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a revolutionary treatment option for treating major depression that may be right for you. SCPC TMS provides highly effective TMS near Chula Vista.

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TMS therapy is a groundbreaking treatment for depression that uses MRI technology to stimulate nerve cells in your brain that regulate mood. It is FDA-approved, non-invasive, practically free of side effects, and covered by most insurance providers.

TMS is very effective for patients who have treatment-resistant depression. Over half of patients respond to TMS and more than one-third achieve remission. This is great news for patients who have tried various treatment methods without improvement.

TMS uses magnetic pulses through a device to directly target the region of the brain responsible for mood to improve symptoms of depression.

TMS treatment has long-standing effects with treating depression symptoms. After one year of completing a cycle of TMS therapy, over two-thirds of patients maintain their results. And even for those patients who relapse, over 80% of them showed improvements to a second cycle of TMS.

Our Chula Vista TMS is normally five days a week for six weeks, with each session lasting up to about 30 minutes. TMS therapy does not involve anesthesia so patient may return to their daily routine immediately after their session.

TMS therapy for patients in Chula Vista provided by SCPCTMS.
TMS treatment near Chula Vista provided by SCPCTMS.

Chula Vista TMS Therapy

TMS Therapy near Chula Vista may be ideal for those who have not had success with other treatments such as anti-depressant medication or who are unable to tolerate their side effects.

TMS is mostly free of side effects because it is directly treating the areas of the brain that regulate emotions, unlike medications that cycle through the bloodstream. The most common side effects are a mild headache and slight scalp sensitivity in the area treated by TMS, but this usually goes away within a few days.

Medications for depression may have negative side effects such as fatigue, drowsiness, nausea, weight gain and other issues. Over 40% of patients who have tried antidepressants do not show improvement.

TMS is an advanced way to treating depression. It was invented in 1985. Its use to treat depression was discovered in the late 1990s through research and clinical practice. In 2008, TMS was FDA-approved as a treatment for depression. TMS is revolutionizing the way we treat depression considering that it is so effective and tolerable for many patients with depression.

SCPC TMS is proud to offer efficient TMS treatment near Chula Vista for patients struggling with depression. Depression can have a significant effect on, not only our mind, but it can also impact our physical health in the long run if not treated. With our TMS therapy, our goal is to help patients be able to live healthier and happier lives. To schedule an appointment with our TMS provider, call us at (858) 707-7841 or contact us online today.

We are pleased to offer TMS therapy for patients from San Diego, La Jolla, Rancho Santa Fe, Poway, Del Mar, Solana Beach, San Ysidro, Santee, Cardiff By The Sea, La Mesa, Encinitas, Escondido, El Cajon, Lemon Grove, Lakeside, San Marcos, Carlsbad, Lincoln Acres, Spring Valley, Coronado, National City, Bonita, Ramona, Vista, Chula Vista, Oceanside, Jamul, Camp Pendleton and the surrounding areas.

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