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DEPRESSION

TMS Depression Treatment in San Jose, CA

Depression can be debilitating and affect the quality of life. It can be brought on acutely by a specific situation or trauma, but it can also have unknown causes and/or be chronic. Depression can be a serious illness. Symptoms can vary from person to person based on the severity of the depression and can range from mild to severe. These symptoms can include:

  • Loss of interest in activities and relationships
  • Feelings of sadness, hopelessness, or emptiness
  • Loss of sex drive
  • Insomnia, or sleeping too much
  • Emotional outbursts, even over insignificant matters
  • Chronic mental and/or physical exhaustion
  • Changes in appetite
  • Increased anxiety
  • Agitation or restlessness
  • Feelings of worthlessness
  • Low self-esteem
  • Short-term memory loss
  • Inability to think straight
  • Fixating or ruminating on failures or past events
  • Physical symptoms such as back pain, neck pain, or headaches with no known cause
  • Chronic feelings of unhappiness
  • Feeling “numb”
  • Feelings of isolation
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Attempts at suicide

Treatments available for depression often involve medication and therapy, with varied results. Frustration at progress and the side effects of medication can exacerbate depression. For people experiencing depression, our technologies can offer great help. We offer both TMS and MeRT as effective treatments for depression.Our physicians are available to help determine which is appropriate.

 

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DEPRESSION

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Getting Help

The most important thing you can do for yourself or a loved one suffering from these conditions is to get help. Help takes a variety of forms but we believe that a treatment plan tailored to an individual's specific needs and goals is the most effective means. At Brain Performance Technologies while our technology is state-of-the-art, providing human support and encouragement throughout the process is our highest priority in getting you the help you need.