Quiet Explosions: The Jerri Sher Documentary On Head Injuries

Posted by Christopher Blackburn on Jun 13, 2019 8:03:53 PM

What a wonderful opportunity to experience individuals who, truly, want to give back to the betterment of human life.  This last weekend Dr. Sammons and I had the privilege to participate in this amazing event.

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Topics: Brain Injury, TMS Therapy Treatment

The Mission Act: Making it Easier for Veterans to Receive TMS Therapy

Posted by TMS Solutions Staff on Jun 5, 2019 5:12:47 PM

In a June 4th email message from Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, the Secretary announced exciting news that “things will be changing June 6th at the VA” due to the passage last year of the Mission Act.

Beginning June 6, 2019, “the Mission Act will enable VA to consolidate the Department’s community care efforts into a single, simple-to-use program that will empower Veterans with the ability to choose the healthcare providers they trust.” Congress’s bipartisan act should lead to better customer service for our nation’s heroes.

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Topics: Treating Depression for Vets, TMS Therapy Treatment

Mental Health Month Sheds Light On A Worldwide Illness

Posted by TMS Solutions Staff on May 16, 2019 9:21:03 AM
May is Mental Health Month, bringing to light the mental illnesses around us that are seldom talked about publicly. In a timely article in the World Economic Forum, writer Adam Jezard states “More than 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression, an increase of more than 18% between 2005 and 2015. Meanwhile, 260 million people suffer from anxiety disorders. Many live with both conditions.”

According to the World Health Organization, the cost to the global economy is in excess of $1 trillion in terms of lost productivity. Depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability and suicide.

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May is Mental Health Month -- Let's Start By Curing The Stigma!

Posted by TMS Solutions Staff on May 13, 2019 11:16:40 AM

In 1949 Mental Health America named the month of May Mental Health Month or Mental Health Awareness Month. This year the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is taking a different approach to the illness and how it is perceived by the public, with the theme of "CureStigma" Look for awareness events all during the month.

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Topics: Mental Health

Does TMS Therapy Treat Everything?

Posted by Robert A. Sammons, Jr., M.D., Ph.D. on May 3, 2019 2:00:00 PM

Recently, I was giving a talk to physicians about TMS and had been asked about future uses of this technology.  I began talking about the research I am familiar with, as I have tried to Chronicle the burgeoning research in the field in our website’s section called Solute.  After I had mentioned about 15 diseases and conditions currently being researched, one physician sarcastically asked if TMS was a panacea for everything.  I laughed and said that in the area of psychiatry and neurology, it may be true.

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Topics: Treating Depression, TMS Therapy Treatment