He and his wife had just welcomed a new baby boy. Life was supposed to be good, he thought.
“I found myself, in the moments that should’ve been the most joy-filled moments in my life, just feeling absent or despondent,” Hogan said.
Hogan is part of an estimated 10-30 percent of patients with major depression who don’t respond to typical antidepressant medications like Zoloft or Prozac.
But since starting a rather new therapy in 2020, deep transcranial magnetic stimulation, he’s felt better than he ever has.
Pioneered by two researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina, deep TMS therapy is a depression treatment that uses magnetic waves to target nerve cells in the brain to improve depression symptoms. https://t.co/wV6BP8fZMj
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