Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is among the most common mental illness in the world. Thanks to advances in medicinal science, we have been able to treat the severe symptoms and functional impairment that can come with MDD. Though unfortunately, pharmaceutical and behavioral interventions don’t always provide the needed relief to all those who struggle with […]

Can Being Depressed While Pregnant Affect the Baby?

depressed while pregnant

Did you know that 13% of pregnant women experience prenatal depression? If you are experiencing symptoms of depression while pregnant, you are not alone. It may be more common than you think. With sudden changes in hormone levels, increased nausea causing you to be unable to eat well, and pregnancy mood swings, it makes sense […]

How Antidepressants Work vs TMS Therapy

Have you tried antidepressants with minimal relief? If you’re thinking of trying TMS therapy for your depression, then you’re not alone. Over 50% of people who benefited from medication benefit from TMS therapy. Sometimes psychotherapy and antidepressants can’t fix the problem on their own. When this is the case, TMS is the next viable option. […]

How Long Do the Effects of TMS Treatment Last?

Battling treatment-resistant depression is a struggle. Optimistically trying new treatment options, only to have them fail, is exhausting. The fact that depression is a complex mental health disorder with varying roots causes compounds difficulty treating it. The origins of depression are not well understood. There is a myriad of medications and psychotherapies used to treat […]

Effective Tips to Cope With Treatment-Resistant Depression

How to deal with treatment resistant depression

Are you or someone you care about suffering from treatment-resistant depression? Although in some cases, depression can be cured with a combination of appropriate medication and talking therapy, in other cases, conventional interventions can make little difference. The effects of stubborn depression can be devastating, both for the sufferer and for their loved ones. Here […]