How Does NeuroStar TMS Therapy® Work? Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) uses a targeted pulsed magnetic field, similar to what is used in an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) machine. While the patient is awake and alert, NeuroStar TMS Therapy stimulates areas of the brain that are underactive in depression.2 NeuroStar TMS Therapy is an in-office treatment that takes 37 minutes, is
Although society has made some headway in reducing the stigma and misinformation about general mental health issues, the public’s understanding of self-harm remains decades behind. Let’s debunk some common myths about adolescent self-harm. Myth: ‘Self-harm means cutting right? Only emos and goths do that.’ Self-harm refers to a range of behaviours that are purposely inflicted to cause damage to the
Let’s take a look at some common mental health myths about youth suicide and set the record straight. Attempted suicides are just a cry for attention. A suicide attempt should never be dismissed as ‘just a cry for attention’. A young person is highlighting that their level of internal distress is unmanageable and unbearable. They need help, not judgement. A
Many of us want to know how a person becomes an addict. Such compulsion is often described as a: “bio-psycho-social disease”. Some people inherit genetic vulnerabilities. They are predisposed to anxiety, depression, anger, stress and impulsivity. Some may have suffered dreadful traumas. Neglected childhoods. Were thrill seekers. They got in with the wrong crowd in school. Did badly in class.
3000 Pulses to Happiness?… yes it is possible through TMS treatment! Each of us has a different genetic make-up, which is why anti-depressants might be ineffective. Depression is a chronic mental illness that cannot be overcome by simple positive thinking. Many who suffer cannot lead a normal life and are often in isolation. Promises
Promises is the first psychiatric practice in Singapore to be able to offer Neurostar® TMS Therapy to our patients for depression treatment. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy is one of the most technologically advanced treatments for depression available. If you will like to find out more about the therapy, we will kindly encourage you to click on this website www.tms-singapore.com