LISTEN: Using transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat depression

(National Institute of Health)

Depression is treatable. But for some, standard treatments like medication and therapy aren’t effective. Transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, is a noninvasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to improve symptoms of depression.

HOST: Dr. Justin Clark

GUESTS:

  • Dr. Shashita Inamdar, Medical Director, Greenbrook NeuroHealth Centers California
  • Howard Chaitoff, Physician Assistant, Greenbrook TMS Center of Alaska

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