Many patients who have been struggling with depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders may feel like they have run out of options to treat their persistent symptoms. Luckily, there are more holistic ways in Memphis, Tennessee to treat mental health challenges that can help you avoid prescription drugs that may not be effective. Treatment for depression no longer has to follow the traditional mold of talk therapy and prescription medications. Learn how to forge the path to recovery that works best for you today.
Bring Your Lifestyle Into Your Treatment
One of the most impactful changes that you can make to improve your mental health is to consider how your lifestyle may be hurting your recovery. Making small changes to live a healthier daily life can deeply influence your overall wellness, often leading to improved symptoms of mental health challenges.
Consider implementing some of the following activities into your daily habits and discover how your mind and body are connected in wellness:
- Practice mindfulness- This could be as simple as journaling or meditation, but taking time to reflect and decompress can be a great time to practice emotional intelligence.
- Eat a healthy and fulfilling diet- Make sure that you balance eating your guilty pleasures and choosing food that replenishes nutrients in your body. Your diet can make a huge difference in your daily mood. New research conducted by Harvard Medical School suggests that there may be a link between gut health and depression.
- Try to get out of the house daily- Whether it’s a walk around the block, hitting the gym, or spending quality time with a loved one, getting out there prevents you from staying stagnant. Hobbies and exercise are great ways to challenge your mind and body to work as a cohesive unit.
More Help For Depression
We understand that when dealing with treatment-resistant depression, you may have tried some of the tactics listed above. At Brain Body Balance TMS,, we focus on helping patients with persistent symptoms of depression.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive, cutting-edge therapy that can be highly effective in treating depression. TMS therapy targets the frontal region of the brain which is “under-functioning” in patients suffering from depression. Magnetic fields “wake up” brain cells in the frontal lobe of the brain to improve mood and restore function. TMS is safe and well-tolerated; however it is not for those with pacemakers, brain aneurysm coils or seizure disorder.
We offer Express TMS therapy, an accelerated treatment program for depression that can help you feel better in just 10 days! Compared to traditional TMS protocols which take about 30 treatment sessions and 30-40 minutes per session; the accelerated protocol only takes about 15 minutes per session and most see substantial mood improvement in just 10 treatment sessions. We use the latest TMS protocols which take less time and are better tolerated.
Reach out to us with any questions you may have about our exciting new TMS treatment to give you the best results in fighting depression.