About Depression 2019-09-16T11:36:49-04:00

About Depression

Major depression is a serious medical illness

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About Depression:

Major depression is a serious medical illness that affects approximately 16.1 million Americans. Depression can cause ongoing sadness that changes how a person thinks, feels, and acts every day. While medication can help manage symptoms for many people, it is estimated that approximately 4 million patients do not benefit from taking standard antidepressant medication. For these patients, the effects of depression can still be debilitating. These patients need a proven, safe depression treatment option.

Physical symptoms:

  • Fatigue or decreased energy
  • Insomnia
  • Excessive sleep or difficulty with early-morning waking
  • Changes in weight from decreased or increased appetite
  • Persistent aches or pains, headaches, cramps, or digestive problems

Emotional symptoms:

  • Depressed mood
  • Feelings of worthlessness or guilt
  • Difficulty thinking, concentrating, or making decisions
  • Loss of interest in activities
  • Thoughts of self-harm or suicide 
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Depression Facts:

  • Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide
  • Depression has no racial, ethnic, or socioeconomic boundaries
  • Researchers estimate that by the year 2030, depression will be the leading cause of disease burden—impact on length and health of lives—worldwide

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Are you taking medication to treat your depression? 

Are you still depressed despite your medication?

Are you experiencing side effects from your medication?

Have you switched medications more than once due to side effects? 

Are depression symptoms interfering with your leisure activities or relationships with your family and friends? 

Are depression symptoms having an effect on your ability to earn a living?

IF YOU ANSWERED YES TO ANY OF THE QUESTIONS, YOU WILL BENEFIT FROM TMS THERAPY!

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