Blog Archive

How Can TMS Help Cravings and Addiction? Sep 3rd, 2020

Almost 20 million people ages 12-plus reported that they have a substance use disorder on the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. An alarming 1 in 8 adults also reported struggling with both alcohol abuse and illicit drug abuse.  Despite the widespread problem of substance abuse and addiction,...

Effective Treatments for Bipolar Depression Aug 3rd, 2020

Bipolar depression is characterized by severe mood swings. The shifts between manic episodes and depressive episodes can be debilitating, which may make it difficult, if not impossible, to maintain a satisfying job and relationships. The good news is that there are many effective treatments that can help you manage your...

TMS and Mild Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults Jul 14th, 2020

Over 16 million adults in the US are living with some form of cognitive impairment. Common causes of decline in older age include the normal aging process, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s disease, and other neurological conditions like Parkinson’s disease and traumatic brain injury.   Mild Cognitive Impairment is associated...

Common Self-Beliefs When You Have Bipolar Depression Jul 9th, 2020

How you talk to yourself is important. In fact, it has a direct effect on your mental health. A study published in the Annual Review of Clinical Psychology found that people who engage in negative self-talk experienced more intense feelings of depression. At TMS Treatment Center, board-certified psychiatrist Jacob Bishop,...

How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Helps Anxiety Jun 9th, 2020

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health illnesses. About 18% of adults in the United States have anxiety. Anxiety can affect the quality of your life, but only an estimated 36% of those affected receive treatment. We know that anxiety can have a profound effect on your life,...

Can't Sleep? What's Causing Your Insomnia? May 4th, 2020

Do you struggle to fall — and stay — asleep? Occasional insomnia isn’t uncommon. A big cup of coffee right before bed can make it difficult to get a good night of sleep. Researchers found that nearly 25% of Americans struggle with acute insomnia.  But if your insomnia occurs more...

10 Symptoms of ADHD Apr 9th, 2020

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects 6.1 million children and 4.4% of adults. Left untreated, ADHD can affect your performance at work or school. It can even affect your relationships with co-workers, friends, and family. Fortunately, ADHD is treatable. If you spot the signs of ADHD, we at TMS Treatment...

5 Ways Cognitive Function Changes With Aging Mar 5th, 2020

Fun fact: By the year 2050, an estimated 88.5 million Americans will be over the age of 65. Because the senior population is expected to more than double by 2050, it’s important to know how aging affects the cognitive function of you or your loved ones. In addition to aging,...

Why You Should Never Ignore Neuropathic Pain Feb 1st, 2020

Chronic pain affects as many as 65% of Americans, according to research published in the journal Pain Medicine. Chronic pain is an umbrella term for many types of pain lasting longer than three months. Nerve pain is a type of chronic pain, and experts estimate that about 10% of Americans...

Myths and Facts About PTSD Jan 2nd, 2020

When many people think of post-traumatic stress, they think of soldiers that have seen combat, because this disorder adversely affects many veterans. However, it affects other people as well, and misconceptions about the disorder can prevent those suffering from it from getting the help they need. Let’s look at some...

How Untreated Depression Can Harm Your Physical Health Dec 1st, 2019

Everyone goes through rough patches when they lose their typical enthusiasm for things they normally love, feel lethargic, or just don’t feel like themselves. But when hopelessness, low energy, and bad self-esteem become prolonged and overtake you, that’s a sign that you’re going through more than just a temporary setback. ...