For thousands of Americans suffering from depression, medication is not enough. Treatment resistant depression is all too common, effecting one third of patients who fail to achieve remission despite the use of antidepressants. Others suffering from depression find that they are particularly sensitive to common antidepressants, adding nausea, weight gain, insomnia, sedation, emotional blunting, and sexual dysfunction to the list of complaints already brought on by depression.
For those suffering from treatment resistant depression or those suffering from intolerable antidepressant side effects, there is another option. Transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy was approved in 2008 by the FDA for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder in adults wh