A Patient’s Experience – Sassy’s Story
Freelance disability blogger and journalist, Sassy Wyatt, developed depression after losing her sight in her teens.
She answered some of our frequently asked questions about TMS treatment.
How does depression manifest itself?
What are the side effects of antidepressants?
Antidepressants affect everyone differently. Like Sassy, many people feel extremely tired and lethargic. Other side effects might include weight gain, nausea, irritability, anxiety and sexual dysfunction.
What impact can depression have on your life?
Why choose TMS to treat depression?
Antidepressants don’t work for everyone, and for some the side effects are unbearable. At Smart TMS, 75% of our patients see improvements in their symptoms, with 60% going into remission.
What should I consider before starting TMS?
What happens during your first TMS session?
What would a typical TMS treatment session be like?
Who will be administering the treatment?
But, does TMS treatment actually work?
What’s the overall experience with Smart TMS?
Our values are to be:
Honest, Open, Passionate and Excellent.
We aim to display HOPE in every aspect of your patient experience.
How long does TMS treatment last for?
Some patients like to have monthly Continuous Care sessions following their treatment, but others find that they don’t need the extra boost.
If you did find yourself beginning to relapse, we offer short courses of treatment to get you back on track.