Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is one of the ways we help people with major depressive disorder (MDD) at Rochester Holistic Psychiatry. This treatment involves a magnetic coil that is passed over regions of the scalp over areas of the brain that govern mood, stimulus processing, and the way the brain communicates with itself. TMS uses electromagnetic pulses to stimulate the brain’s neural activity and realign the sending and reception of neurotransmitters. Read more about how TMS works and the regions of the brain here.
TMS is well-tolerated and involves little