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Does Brainsway's TMS treatment entail any side effects or risks?

Brainsway® Deep TMS treatment has been proven safe and effective*, and has no known systemic side effects*. The most common side effect is temporary, mild pain or discomfort in the area of the treatment site, which occurs during the treatment session. This typically occurs only during the first week of TMS treatment. Other side effects may include muscle twitching and jaw pain.

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How does Brainsway's TMS treatment compare with ECT?

While ECT entails electrically induced seizures, Brainsway* Deep TMS therapy stimulates brain regions using brief magnetic pulses at an amplitude similar to that used in MRI systems. ECT requires anesthesia and may entail severe side effects, including memory loss, while Deep TMS therapy does not involve anesthesia, has no effects on memory, and is generally well-tolerated.

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I have a patient who tried several antidepressants and had poor results – what are the chances of improvement using Brainsway TMS Therapy?

Brainsway* Deep TMS is effective* for a wide range of depression patients, including severe, treatment resistant depression cases. The FDA* has cleared Brainsway Deep TMS therapy for treating patients with depression, who tried 1-4 of antidepressants with no improvement.

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What are the CE indications for Brainsway Deep TMS?

Brainsway* has been cleared by the CE for a variety of brain disorders, and by the FDA for treatment resistant depression.

Click each CE indication* to learn more.

Alzheimer’s disease
Autism
Bipolar disorder
Chronic pain
Major depressive disorder
Parkinson’s disease
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Schizophrenia (negative symptoms)
Smoking cessation
Stroke
Multiple Sclerosis
OCD – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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What do patients usually feel during the TMS treatment session?

Typically, patients hear a tapping sound and feel a tapping sensation in the head area during the TMS therapy session. To diminish the sound, the patient is provided with earplugs.

Some patients experience temporary, mild pain or discomfort in the area of the treatment site, which occurs during the treatment session. This typically occurs only during the first week of TMS treatment. Other side effects may include muscle twitching and jaw pain*.

For more information about Brainsway* Deep TMS therapy, please contact the Deep TMS Center at 1855-200-dTMS.

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Who is eligible for Brainsway's TMS therapy?

In general, our TMS therapy should not be used for patients with metal implants in or around the head (except for standard amalgam dental fillings). Please consult the Deep TMS Center at 1855-200-dTMS to verify whether your patient is eligible for Brainsway* Deep TMS therapy.

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Has Brainsway's TMS therapy been tested?

Brainsway* Deep TMS therapy has been tested in over 60 clinical studies, for various clinical indications, in leading institutions worldwide. The FDA* has cleared this TMS therapy for treatment resistant depression and it is currently available in the U.S., Europe, and South America.

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Does Brainsway's TMS therapy entail any long-term side effects or risks ?

Brainsway* Deep TMS therapy has been proven safe and effective*, and has no known systemic side effects*. The most common side effect is temporary, mild pain or discomfort in the area of the treatment site, which occurs during the TMS therapy session. This typically occurs only during the first week of TMS treatment. Other side effects may include muscle twitching and jaw pain.

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How does Brainsway's TMS treatment compare with ECT?

While ECT entails electrically induced seizures, Brainsway* Deep TMS therapy stimulates brain regions using brief magnetic pulses at an amplitude similar to that used in MRI systems. ECT requires anesthesia and may entail severe side effects, including memory loss, while Deep TMS therapy does not involve anesthesia, has no effects on memory, and is generally well-tolerated.

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Is Brainsway's TMS treatment for everyone?

In general, our Deep TMS therapy should not be used if you have metal implants in or around your head (except for standard amalgam dental fillings). Please consult with your doctor to check if Brainsway TMS therapy is right for you.

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What are the CE indications for Brainsway Deep TMS?

Brainsway* has been cleared by the CE for a variety of brain disorders, and by the FDA for treatment resistant depression.

Click each CE indication* to learn more.

Alzheimer’s disease
Autism
Bipolar disorder
Chronic pain
Major depressive disorder
Parkinson’s disease
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Schizophrenia (negative symptoms)
Smoking cessation
Stroke
Multiple Sclerosis
OCD – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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Has Brainsway's TMS therapy been tested?

Brainsway* Deep TMS therapy has been tested in over 60 clinical studies, for various clinical indications, in leading institutions worldwide. The FDA* has cleared this TMS therapy for treatment resistant depression and it is currently available in the U.S., Europe, and South America.

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I have already tried different types of medication and had poor results – will Brainsway TMS therapy be any different?

The FDA has found Brainsway* Deep TMS therapy to be highly effective for patients with depression, including treatment resistant depression, who tried 1-4 antidepressants with no improvement.

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What will I feel during the TMS treatment session?

Typically, patients hear a tapping sound and feel a tapping sensation in the head area during the TMS therapy session. To diminish the sound, the patient is provided with earplugs.

Some patients experience temporary, mild pain or discomfort in the area of the treatment site, which occurs during the TMS treatment session. This typically occurs only during the first week of treatment. Other side effects may include muscle twitching and jaw pain*.

For more information about our TMS treatment, please contact the Deep TMS Center at 1855-200-dTMS.

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