TMS is a Treatment, not a Cure
Studies have shown that 90% of TMS patients who were started on an antidepressant during the tapering phase, were able to sustain the benefits of TMS 6 months after completion of an acute course of TMS Therapy.
For patients whose depression symptoms may return, maintenance TMS Therapy of “booster” treatment sessions is available. Usually, the sooner you receive booster treatments after some relapse of depression, the less number of TMS sessions are needed to restore benefits.
Some of our patients have been able to sustain remission without use of any medications for 3-12 months at a time, whereas others choose to return for monthly booster treatments to prevent relapse.
TMS Therapy is a means to recover from Depression. We want you to continue enjoying your symptom-free life. We will contact you after the completion of an acute course of TMS to see how you are doing. We encourage you to stay in touch with us and contact us if you have any questions or concerns.