On July 5th, Dr. Steve Sarche of Denver Pyschiatry, published the following article entitled, "Stimulating News!" -- about TMS Therapy as a new way to liberate yourself or a loved one from the horrible oppression of depression. With his kind permission, his post is here in its entirely.
"Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive procedure for treatment resistant depression. It was approved by the FDA in 2008 and the techniques and devices used for the treatment have been steadily improving since. Treatment resistant depression has different definitions as experts have not fully agreed on the parameters. Basically, however, it is defined as major depression that does not respond to anywhere from two to four adequate medication trials.