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Protocols: Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS)


Description: Initially used as TMS to study motor function, rTMS unit generates pulsed magnetic fields that are passed over cranium activating neurons near the surface of the brain.

Method of Action: Delivers biphasic pulses up to 50 per second with stimulation frequency up to 5 Hz at a 100% stimulation intensity allowing powerful and accurate electrical stimulation of deep nerves and brain tissue.

Indications and Usage: Used in treatment of Moderate-Severe Depression, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Speech and Language Disabilities, Schizophrenia. In depression has similar efficacy and indications to Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT) without side effects commonly associated with that procedure.

Contraindications: Do not use this product if you are pregnant or lactating without first seeking advice from your physician.

Dosage and Administration: Highly individualized.

Clinical Effect In: Immediate and long-term effects.

Adverse Reactions: Mild and transient. Can trigger seizures when used improperly. No structural or body-wide chemical changes observed. If you suspect that an herb or other supplement is making you sick, call the FDA's Med Watch hotline at 800-332-1088 or contact the agency via its website at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

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Additional Considerations: rTMS is currently an experimental procedure and not available to most areas of the country.

Warnings: The information above is provided for educational purposes and may not be construed as a medical prescription or as a substitute for the advice of your physician. Do not use this product without first consulting your physician especially if you are pregnant or lactating. Be advised that some herbs and dietary supplements can cause severe allergic reactions in some individuals and may also have an adverse result in conjunction with other medications. or treatments. You should regularly consult your physician in matters regarding your health and particularly in respect to symptoms and conditions which may require diagnosis or medical attention. Reevaluate use of this product after 6 months.

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