Frequently Asked Questions
Here you can find various questions and answers about the main concerns about TMS and how it might affect you.
Yes. Patients should continue to take their normal medications and should generally avoid changes during treatment. This enables us to better monitor the effectiveness of the TMS.
Generally speaking, most metal implants that are at least 30cm away from the head are considered safe, but each person is assessed prior to treatment. A full medical history is undertaken to ensure safety.
No. We ask that all piercings are removed or substituted for plastic piercings prior to treatment.
Alcohol is a depressant, so it is best to limit your intake during treatment. One or two standard drinks is ok.
Valium can affect your motor threshold and there is mixed data on whether it and other benzodiazepines can affect outcome. We normally ask that Valium use is stopped during treatment.
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