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TMS: hope in the treatment of resistant depression

When I first heard of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, I must admit, I was a bit sceptical. I struggled to believe that a giant magnet held to your head could help patients struggling with Treatment Resistant Depression.  But, as study after study came in, with extremely positive results in traditionally hard to treat patients, I became increasingly frustrated. Why wasn’t…

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You can heal from Depression

I recently started treating a very depressed patient. He had been struggling for some time. His world was a grey landscape where nothing stood out. The days just merged from one to the other. The only thing he looked forward to, with desperation, was his evening routine of wine and cannabis which helped him relax…

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