Michelle Sicignano, LMSW

Michelle Sicignano, LMSW

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Magnets as Safer More Effective Treatment to Severe, Persistent Depression?

By Michelle Sicignano, LMSW
SJS Staff Writer

Can magnets offer a promising depression treatment without potential adverse reactions of ECT?

“There is a very close interrelationship between magnetism and electricity…the brain essentially is an electrical organ,” said Ken Melman, MD, a neuropsychiatrist at Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle.

Hit this link to watch the short video.

“Numerous studies have analyzed theeffectiveness of TMS for patients with depression, and found it is a valid treatment for patients who aren’t getting better from antidepressant medications.”

Hmm…can’t wait to read some of the studies.


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