TMS therapy for treating depression – How effective is it?

According to recent research, it was said that the relapse rate for patients who were suffering from treatment-resistant depression were much lower after they underwent TMS therapy or transcranial magnetic stimulation as compared to those who were on drugs. 6 month results from 2 different studies presented at the meeting showed that only 10-12% of patients obtaining a remission suffered from relapses after undergoing the TMS therapy. This compares with the relapse rate of around 40% over 12 months Read more [...]

What is Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation and Its Effect on the Health of a Person?

Atrial fibrillation is a common heart condition where the heart beats irregularly. The heart of people with this condition beats at a rapid rate. They also have a higher risk of stroke and heart failure, among others. Atrial fibrillation normally lasts for thirty seconds. It typically affects people who are over 60 years old. Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation or PAF is a type of atrial fibrillation that spontaneously happens in two separate instances within a seven-day Read more [...]