What is Major Depressive Disorder?
Major Depressive Disorder is a common and serious medical illness that causes persistent and distressing symptoms that negatively affect your ability to regulate your thoughts, behaviours and emotions. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems, making it difficult for a person to function. When left unchecked, depression weakens neural pathways.
How TMS Reconnects the Salience Network.
TMS uses MRI strength pulses to safely and systematically target, stimulate and strengthen disengaged neural pathways. Over time, the inactive synapses begin firing again, connecting the correct signals back to the Neural Network—and reconnecting patients back to life.
“The primary clinical indication for rTMSat this time is in the treatment of depression… rTMS should be considered an effective treatment for depression with level I evidence..“