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Chris Packham: Asperger’s and Me, BBC2

Broadcaster and naturalist Chris Packham was diagnosed in his 40s with Asperger’s syndrome, a high functioning form of autism. 

His journey and experience are explored in a BBC2 documentary to air 9pm 17th October, in which he explores the daily reality of his condition – its advantages as well as disadvantages – his coping mechanisms and the radical new treatments emerging to help sufferers.
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World Mental Health Day 2017

October 10th is World Mental Health Day – an annual event aimed at raising awareness of mental health issues and supporting better mental health.

The theme for 2017 is Mental Health in the Workplace. The theme recognises the importance and influence of the working environment on a person’s mental health and wellbeing.

Adults spend a large proportion of their time at work and work in itself is good for mental health; yet the work environment is a key influence on a person’s general happiness and wellbeing.
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New rTMS Clinic in Dublin, Ireland

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Treatment

Smart TMS is expanding its non-invasive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation services with the launch of a service based in Dublin, Ireland.

The Dublin-based clinic will be offering repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation treatment for depression to the Irish market.

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National Geographic: TMS Treatment for Addiction

Drugs and Alcohol Dependence

National Geographic’s feature ‘How Science Is Unlocking the Secrets of Addiction’ explores how the brain’s neural pathways are affected in alcohol and drug addiction. 

The feature describes how TMS (repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation treatment) can be used to break the vicious cycle of craving, bingeing/using, and withdrawal.

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Testimonial: TMS Treatment for OCD After 25 Years

A patient’s mother shares her gratitude for the results of her son’s lifechanging treatment for OCD with repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation at Smart TMS, London. She says that after 25 years, they can’t get over the change in their son:

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Smart TMS Launch Events for Health Professionals, Birmingham

rTMS Introduction & Demonstration

Open Evening & Breakfast

Smart TMS’s Birmingham team are opening their latest clinic with a series of events for local health professionals to introduce and demonstrate the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation system.

An introduction and demonstration open evening and breakfast will be held at their Birmingham rTMS clinic, based at The Consulting Rooms, 38 Harborne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3EB

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Women Fear ‘Bad Mother’ Stigma of Postnatal Depression

Postnatal depression is estimated to affect over 1 in 10 women within a year of having a baby.

However, research has shown that many women are reluctant to seek treatment due to the fear of being thought a bad mother.
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TMS Could Alter Gut Bacteria and Aid Weight Loss

Ground-breaking research has shown that TMS treatment could be used to fundamentally alter the composition of gut bacteria.

By using TMS to alter gut bacteria, consequential benefits include weight loss as well as general improvements in other metabolic and hormonal factors.

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Smart TMS Consultant Professor in Neuromodulation

Professor Alexander O’Neill Kerr, Consultant Adviser to SmartTMS, has been made Visiting Professor in Neuromodulation by the University of Northampton. 

The appointment recognises Prof. O’Neill Kerr’s outstanding academic credentials and his unique involvement in establishing the provision of neuromodulation treatment in the UK. He has published and lectured nationally and internationally on Neuromodulation and ECT and is a leading authority on the subject.

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Video: Vlogger Dodie TMS for Depersonalisation Disorder

YouTube star Dodie Clark has shared her struggle with depersonalisation disorder with her fans.

The singer/vlogger often speaks about her struggle with mental health on YouTube and Instagram in order to break down the stigma of mental health issues and show her fans that it is okay to talk about things and seek help.

This summer, she started treatment with TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) therapy for DPD.

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