End of anti-depressants? Magnetic pulse therapy could help

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by talkhealth on Thu May 10, 2012 3:25 pm

End of anti-depressants? Magnetic pulse therapy could help

Depression affects one in four of us at some point of our lives, but controversy still reigns over how to best treat the debilitating condition.

Now scientists have found that a type of 'magnetic therapy' - which involves no brain-altering drugs or invasive procedures - could be a potent new treatment.

A team from the University of California Los Angeles were testing NeuroStar TMS Therapy, which works by beaming magnetic pulses through the skull. These trigger small electrical charges that spark brain cells to fire.


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