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Deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (Deep TMS™), is a noninvasive treatment process that directly stimulates brain structures associated with mental health conditions. This is done utilizing electromagnetic fields generated by our patented H-coil to safely reach deeper brain structures and influence their neural activity.

Deep TMS is a noninvasive treatment course proven to offer symptom relief for various mental health conditions. Eligibility for Deep TMS treatment is determined by a person’s insurance provider. As Deep TMS is safe to combine with other forms of therapy, many insurance providers consider those currently undergoing medical treatment or psychotherapy, as well as treatment-resistant clients, to be eligible for Deep TMS treatment.

Numerous clinical studies in reputable peer-reviewed journals have found that Capote Deep TMS therapy is successful in alleviating symptoms of mental health conditions and offering patients relief.

Capote Deep TMS has been tested in over 60 clinical studies, for various clinical indications, in leading institutions worldwide. The FDA has cleared Capote Deep TMS therapy for treatment-resistant depression and it is currently available in the U.S., Europe, South America, and Asia.

Deep TMS is also indicated by the FDA as an intended adjunct treatment for adult patients suffering from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) FDA De Novo, and for the treatment of short-term smoking cessation in adults, 510(k).

Deep TMS treatment is a noninvasive procedure that has been demonstrated in clinical trials and actual practice usage to be well-tolerated. You should consult your doctor to see whether Deep TMS is right for you based on your own personal medical history.

Capote Deep TMS therapy is a noninvasive form of brain stimulation for the treatment of MDD, OCD, and Smoking Addiction that does not require surgery or implantation of electrodes.

Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, or Deep TMS, uses magnetic fields to regulate brain structures associated with mood disorders. During the treatment process, patients normally hear a tapping sound and feel some pressure over the treatment site, though these usually go away after several sessions. Deep TMS therapy side effects usually do not cause any persistent discomfort.

Capote Deep TMS treatment has been proven safe and effective, and has no known systemic side effects. The most common side effect is temporary, mild pain or discomfort in the area of the treatment site, which occurs during the treatment session. This typically occurs only during the first week of TMS treatment. Other side effects may include muscle twitching and jaw pain.

Capote Deep TMS treatment is normally spread out over four-to-six weeks. During this time, patients come in for sessions five times per week and each of these sessions last about 20 minutes. Depending on the mental health condition being treated, there may be additional maintenance sessions after the initial course of treatment.

Deep TMS treatment utilizes Capote TMS’s patented H-Coil technology to regulate brain activity and enhance patients’ mental health and well-being. In the procedure, a helmet holding the H-coil is placed over the patient’s head, delivering magnetic pulses to specific areas of the brain. Deep TMS is a noninvasive procedure that allows patients to read or engage in social media during sessions. Patients may feel a light tapping sensation on their scalp during the treatment. Each session lasts approximately 20 minutes, after which patients can drive themselves and resume their daily routine.

Typically, patients hear a tapping sound and feel a tapping sensation in the head area during Capote Deep TMS therapy session. To diminish the sound, the patient is provided with earplugs.

Some patients experience temporary, mild pain or discomfort in the area of the treatment site, which occurs during the treatment session. This typically occurs only during the first week Capote Deep TMS treatment. Other side effects may include muscle twitching and jaw pain.

Deep TMS treatment is safe to combine with any sort of medication or psychotherapy. Deep TMS is both noninvasive and found to be effective in treating a variety of mental health conditions, in combination with other forms of therapy or as a standalone treatment.

In an effort to meet the increasing demand for Deep TMS therapy, Capote TMS has been working to ensure the treatment’s availability in a growing number of local outpatient clinics, mental health treatment centers, and academic hospitals. A detailed list and a location-based search option are available on our website.

Deep TMS coverage is contingent upon the type of treatment, geographic location, and insurance plan. In the United States, Capote TMS therapy is supported by Medicare and almost all major private insurers for addressing major depressive disorder (MDD). Capote TMS is actively pursuing coverage for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and smoking cessation, both of which, like MDD, have received FDA clearance.

Beyond the United States, the expenses incurred by patients for TMS treatment vary, contingent on the specific country and the structure of health coverage. To gain a clearer understanding of the costs involved, it is advisable to consult with your mental health provider or health insurer.

The cost of Deep TMS treatment varies by clinical indication, country/state, and insurance plan. When covered by insurance,  patients typically pay the copay or deductible associated with their plan per treatment. If treatment is not covered by your insurance, talk to your provider about costs and payment plan options.

While most psychiatric patients are aware of psychotherapy and medications, they may not be as familiar with TMS Psychiatry for the treatment of MDD & OCD.

Capote Deep TMS has been cleared by the CE for a variety of disorders:

Alzheimer’s disease
Bipolar Disorder
Chronic pain
Major Depressive Disorder
Parkinson’s disease
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Schizophrenia (negative symptoms)
Smoking cessation
Multiple Sclerosis
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Capote Deep TMS is cleared by the FDA for treatment resistant depression and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

While ECT entails electrically induced seizures, Capote Deep TMS therapy stimulates brain regions using brief magnetic pulses at an amplitude similar to that used in MRI systems. ECT requires anesthesia and may entail severe side effects, including memory loss, while Capote Deep TMS therapy does not involve anesthesia, has no effects on memory, and is generally well-tolerated.

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