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Old 08-18-2018, 06:43 AM #11
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Just an FYI. I have not tried TMS but when my depression was that bad I did ECT and it helped a lot. There is no pain and I go back to work after having it. Granted I may be the exception to the rule but it was/is the only thing that works for my suicidal depression.

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Still going but missing appointments too. I hate that! But I am doing the best I can. Depression and chronic pain is kicking my butt.
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I would love to hear any updates you have on your TMS treatment. I really want to try it as I'm running out of options. I'm in the Uk so its really expensive and I'm worried about spending a lot of money for no reason. x
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I have not been in a while. I didnít have all the treatments suggested but t it usually works or shows some signs of improvement by the 15th treatment and I have had more than that and I am worse now. Doctors said the TMS didnít make me worse, which I believe because my depression was worsening before I started TMS. I donít think Iíll go back and finish my treatments then. Just because it doesnít work for me doesnít mean it wonít work for you. I didnít go as often as I should, my depression is lifelong, since childhood and I had to change providers for treatments, all of which contributed to the failure, I believe.
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My insurance company approved the deep TMS therapy with the Brainsway machine and I start next week. Just knowing I am going to start something new is making me feel some better already because I have some hope. I am also nervous about it because it does hurt and I have fibromyalgia which means that I have a very low tolerance to pain. So thereís that. But if I am one of the ones that benefits from it, it will be worth it. If I am not, I will likely be even more depressed than before because this is my last legal and practical hope. The only other thing is marijuana which is illegal where I live and even if it wasnít, I cannot begin to afford it.
So I am hoping this works for me. I will update this thread with my experiences and thoughts as I go through so if anyone else is considering it they can learn from my experience, good bad or indifferent.
Going to try to get some sleep soon.

I am currently undergoing Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy with Pelorus and my 20-minute sessions are ok. I also have seen some improvements. Sending you positive vibes.
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I didnít finish my treatments. The last one I went to something weird happened and I have not been back. So I failed or my provider failed or both.
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I'm sorry to hear TMS didn't work for you.
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I didnít finish my treatments. The last one I went to something weird happened and I have not been back. So I failed or my provider failed or both.

I'm sorry to hear that you had a negative experience. I someone who had a negative experience with a provider in the past and tried again after she was able to emotionally get past it. Maybe at a later date, you can try again with a different provider. Hugs
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