Each patient’s situation is unique and will need to be evaluated by Dr. Castillo Armas for his best recommendation.
You may benefit from TMS if:
You are 18+ years old.
You have a diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or Migraines.
Traditional medications to treat depression haven’t worked. Individuals have generally failed 2-4 medication trials before starting TMS.
You’re not satisfied with the results you get from your medication(s).
You cannot tolerate the side effects of your medication(s).
You have an illness that limits your ability to take medications for depression.
Your depression and anxiety symptoms interfere with your daily life.
You may not be a candidate if you have:
implanted metallic devices, plates, bullet fragments near the head/neck area
implanted medical devices such as a pacemaker history of epilepsy/seizure disorder head injury other serious neurological injury
Please call our TMS Coordinators at 559-433-1867 if you have any questions.