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What is Depression?

Depression is a serious medical illness affecting more than 14 million American adults every year. It results in a persistent state of sadness that may interfere with an individual’s thoughts, behavior, mood, and physical health. Symptoms may include:

  • Lack of interest in or pleasure from activities typically enjoyed
  • Difficulty thinking or concentrating
  • Feelings of worthlessness, hopelessness, helplessness, or guilt
  • Changes in sleep habits and energy levels
  • Significant weight gain or weight loss


While the exact cause of depression is not known, the leading scientific theory is that depression is caused by an imbalance of the brain’s neurotransmitters.

Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers that send signals between brain cells. Depression is most often treated with antidepressant medications. It is believed that antidepressant medications work by increasing the levels of these neurotransmitters.

The new way back from depression and its treatment side effects

Although antidepressants can be effective for many patients, they do not work for everybody. Additionally, since antidepressant medications are typically taken by mouth, they circulate in the bloodstream throughout the body, often resulting in unwanted side effects such as weight gain, sexual problems, upset stomach, sleepiness, and dry mouth.

More than 4 million patients do not receive adequate benefit from antidepressants and/or cannot tolerate the side effects caused by them. For these patients, TriState TMS offers the new way back from depression and its treatment side effects.

 

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