Magnetic stimulation of the brain can help prevent age-related memory decline, suggest researchers

Researchers from Northwestern University in Chicago conducted a pilot study that tested the effectiveness of transcranial magnetic stimulation for the prevention of age-related memory decline. The results, published in an online issue of Neurology on April 17, 2019, suggest that memory can be enhanced temporarily using magnetic fields. The magnetic fields purportedly stimulate nerve cells in the brain, boosting brain … Continue reading Magnetic stimulation of the brain can help prevent age-related memory decline, suggest researchers

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Powerful integrative treatment for depression

With a ray of hope for those who await psychiatry's acceptance of integrative and holistic treatments, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) has arrived. This MRI-strength magnetic stimulation is being used by more enlightened psychiatrists across the country to treat difficult cases of depression. I interview Philip Botkiss, MD about his experience using TMS on this week's episode of Mental … Continue reading Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Powerful integrative treatment for depression