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Thu Jul 30, 2020, 07:31 PM

Transcranial magnetic stimulation

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Has anyone tried this? Is anyone dealing with treatment resistant depression? Anyone know of resources to help fund this treatment?

Update I think we figured out the insurance for this for my son. Now we wait and see what happens.

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Thu Jul 30, 2020, 07:34 PM

1. My brother, who has been suffering with debilitating depression for decades,

has had this treatment and it worked wonders for him. He is on his wife's insurance so I am not sure about other options. Medicaid maybe?

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Thu Jul 30, 2020, 07:40 PM

2. I'm sorry I haven't, but

Have you tried neurotherapy?

I worked as a neurotherapist years ago and, with the clients we had, if they weren't smiling in 1-2 minutes, either there wasn't enough goop on the electrode or I missed the spot.

Bcia.org likely has some good information & research.

Also, some chiros & therapists offer Alpha Stim treatments &/or rentals. If you are a veteran, the VA will give you one of these units to help with anxiety, depression, insomnia, PTSD or physical pain. (The more expensive unit has a TENS Unit as well as the ear clips for brain work.

Also, Yale is offering their very popular Science of Wellbeing course free here:


I hope this is helpful.

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