Coverage Guidance for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

COVERAGE INDICATIONS, LIMITATIONS, AND/OR MEDICAL NECESSITY Introduction: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive treatment that uses pulsed magnetic fields to induce an electric current in a localized region of the cerebral cortex. An electromagnetic coil placed on the scalp induces focal, patterned current in the brain that temporarily modulates cerebral cortical functioning. Stimulation parameters …

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Understanding and Managing Anxiety

Introduction Anxiety, a common yet often misunderstood condition, can feel like navigating through stormy seas without a compass. It takes on many shapes and affects people in different ways. Furthermore, anxiety can be debilitating, making even simple activities seem insurmountable. However, it’s crucial to recognize that you’re not alone in this journey. That is why understanding …

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What is PTSD?

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is an incredibly negative response by the mind to a terrible experience. It can range from combat scenarios to horrifying accidents. That is why it’s vital that one comprehends the fundamental fact that PTSD does not develop in every individual. The responses to traumatic experiences are diverse, and each individual reacts …

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As a psychiatrist when I read statistics ” One in five adults in USA fulfill the criteria for diagnosis for Major Depression” I feel very sad. Depression is a very easily treatable illness and there are so many new modalities available to treat it. Please explore and empower yourself against depression. Mental Health treatments can …

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Welcome to Positive Beginnings

The prevalence of psychiatric illnesses continues to impact people’s quality of life each year. Positive Beginnings consists of a team of medical professionals who are devoted to providing quality medical care for a wide range of psychiatric illnesses. Our staff at Positive Beginnings believe the best results in treatment are founded in thorough diagnostic evaluation …

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