Alternative Treatments for Postpartum Depression by SouthernColorodaTMS.com

Alternative Treatments for Postpartum Depression

It’s common for new mothers to get the “baby blues.” They might notice that their mood is a bit lower than usual, or feel anxious about their new parenting adventure. But for at least 1 in 8 women, these “baby blues” develop into something
July 24, 2022
Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Anxiety, and Postpartum OCD: What’s the Difference?

Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Anxiety, and Postpartum OCD: What’s the Difference?

Most people have heard of postpartum depression, a common mental health condition that happens during pregnancy or after giving birth (the perinatal period). But you may not have known that postpartum depression isn’t the only psychological disorde
July 1, 2022

When the Baby Blues Don’t Go Away: Could it Be Postpartum Depression?

There’s no doubt about it: having a baby is hard work. Many new parents struggle with things like lack of sleep, stress, and financial worries — and that’s completely normal. This is often referred to as the “baby blues;” the temporary peri
April 11, 2022
Living With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder by Southern Colorado TMS

What Does Living with PTSD Feel Like?

Many people are familiar with the concept of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a common mental health condition that affects around 6% of the population. But studying the symptoms of PTSD and actually experiencing it are two very different thing
February 18, 2022
How You Can Heal from Postpartum Anxiety

How You Can Heal From Postpartum Anxiety

How You Can Heal From Postpartum Anxiety Imagine this: you’ve just given birth to a beautiful, healthy baby. This is supposed to be one of the happiest times in your life, at least according to society. You’d expected to spend this time bonding w
January 31, 2022

Managing the anger & frustration that comes from anxiety

When I was a kid, Mr. Rogers was on TV. To be honest, I didn’t really like him, because I thought he was boring in comparison to Sonic the Hedgehog. But at 5 AM, I’d sit on my heater, shirt pulled over my knees, totally spooked by the deep dark f
December 28, 2021

Why WaveNeuro/MeRT TMS?

Some of these patients have had diagnosable illnesses, such as depression, anxiety, or PTSD. More of them just experience that things are not working right: thinking is slow, erratic or distracted, problem solving is hard, sleep is terrible, irritabi
December 10, 2021

TMS for Postpartum Depression

Having a newborn baby is often romanticized as a magical and blissful time, filled with smiles, cuddles, and that new baby smell. For many parents, however, the reality is much more difficult. Although it’s not as openly talked about as it should b
October 22, 2021

Colorado TMS: What Can Trigger a Depressive Episode?

Imagine this: you went through psychotherapy for your depression, and you’ve been symptom-free for years. You’re thriving at your workplace, and you’re able to make and maintain fulfilling social connections. You’re taking care of your body,
September 7, 2021

TMS vs ECT: What’s the Difference, and Which Is Better?

Getting magnetic coils or wires attached to your head to stimulate your brain: this probably isn’t the first thing you picture when you think about treatment for depression. But this is exactly how brain stimulation therapies, including transcrania
September 7, 2021

Mental Health in top performing athletes

Right in the middle of 2021’s Tokyo Olympics, world champion gymnast, Simon Biles, made the bravest move of her career: she removed herself from her team’s final competition. She cited her mental health as the reason, saying, “I have to do what
August 26, 2021

Mental Health in Veterans

How Many Veteran Suicides Happen Every Day, and What Can We Do About It? The veteran suicide rate is alarming: the VA (Veteran Administration) estimates, in a report released in 2020, that 6,435 veterans died by suicide in 2018. More veterans die by
July 20, 2021
Life After TMS

Life After TMS

When beginning a course of treatment for any problem, it’s natural to have questions. Common concerns have to do with side effects, duration, and the potential for long-term changes. Fortunately, TMS side effects are mild, and a course of treatment
February 24, 2021
Is TMS Effective for Bipolar Disorder

Is TMS Effective for Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorders are, by nature, challenging to treat. Type 1 and 2 bipolar disorder are characterized by manic episodes, in which the individual may make choices they would not otherwise make, as well as a depressive phase, in which they experience
February 17, 2021
Long Term Depression Management

Using TMS for Life

Long Term Depression Management Dealing with depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, or bipolar disorder is often a long-term or even lifelong effort. Symptoms can be treated and remission achieved with the proper treatment plan, but the
February 10, 2021
TMS is FDA Approval

What Does It Mean That “TMS Is FDA-Approved”

TMS Is FDA Approved FDA approval is a big step for any treatment or medication that comes to market. Not all treatments receive this approval — it’s not just a rubber stamp. Before new medical products and devices can be widely used or imported,
February 3, 2021
TMS for Major Depressive Disorder

What Is Major Depressive Disorder?

TMS for Major Depressive Disorder Depression is a frequently misunderstood condition that prompts many questions from both patients and the people around them. What separates depression from normal and appropriate sadness? Why is one a psychological
January 24, 2021
Benefits of Exercise on Depression

Benefits of Exercise on Depression

Exercise can help you cope with symptoms of depression and anxiety. Imagine sitting still for an hour. Or two hours, or three or four. Maybe you can move your arms around and fidget your legs, but nothing else. You’re developing the sort of headach
January 17, 2021
How Much Does TMS Cost

How Much Does TMS Cost

Can I Afford TMS Therapy? What Does TMS Cost? Medical care can be expensive. In America’s health system, there are only a few options when it comes to paying for treatment. Some people have private insurance through their employer or that they buy
January 10, 2021
TMS Side Effects

Does TMS Have Side Effects?

TMS Side Effects It’s natural to weigh potential positive outcomes with potential negative outcomes when making any decision. It’s even more natural when that decision deals with your health. Everyone has seen those TV commercials for prescriptio
December 17, 2020

Mental Health in Veterans

How Many Veteran Suicides Happen Every Day, and What Can We Do About It? The veteran suicide rate is alarming: the VA (Veteran Administration) estimates,

Life After TMS

Life After TMS

When beginning a course of treatment for any problem, it’s natural to have questions. Common concerns have to do with side effects, duration, and the

Is TMS Effective for Bipolar Disorder

Is TMS Effective for Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorders are, by nature, challenging to treat. Type 1 and 2 bipolar disorder are characterized by manic episodes, in which the individual may make

Long Term Depression Management

Using TMS for Life

Long Term Depression Management Dealing with depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, or bipolar disorder is often a long-term or even lifelong effort. Symptoms can be treated

TMS for Major Depressive Disorder

What Is Major Depressive Disorder?

TMS for Major Depressive Disorder Depression is a frequently misunderstood condition that prompts many questions from both patients and the people around them. What separates

Benefits of Exercise on Depression

Benefits of Exercise on Depression

Exercise can help you cope with symptoms of depression and anxiety. Imagine sitting still for an hour. Or two hours, or three or four. Maybe