MTHFR gene and depression

What is the MTHFR gene and what role does it play in depression? The MTHFR gene is the gene that tells cells in the body how to make the methylenetetrahydrofoloate reductase (MTHFR) enzyme.  This enzyme plays an important role in the body in making amino acids (the protein building blocks) utilizable in the body.  In […]

Chronic stress, depression and TMS

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive neuromodulation technique that involves using magnetic fields to stimulate specific regions of the brain. While TMS is primarily known for its therapeutic effects in treating depression, emerging research suggests that it may also have benefits for alleviating chronic stress. Here’s how TMS can help with chronic stress: Modulation […]

Exercise, Diet, and Sleep Can Aid TMS Effectiveness

Exercise, Diet, and Sleep Can Aid TMS Effectiveness Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a cutting-edge non-invasive neuromodulation technique, holds immense promise for addressing a variety of neurological and psychiatric conditions. As we delve deeper into the complexities of brain health, it becomes imperative to explore how lifestyle factors, such as sleep quality, exercise habits, and dietary […]

OCD: One of the Most Difficult Mental Health Disorders to Treat

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a disorder in which the person has a combination of obsessive thoughts associated with compulsive behaviors that temporarily relieve the obsessive thought. In someone with OCD, the OCD prompts them to think random thoughts have meaning.  Most everyone has random thoughts but someone with OCD the random thoughts become obsessions because […]

How to Get Rid of Depression

Living with depression can be an overwhelming and isolating challenge. Unfortunately, finding the right treatment that works for your unique circumstances can often be just as difficult. If you’re struggling with the question of how to manage depression once and for all, you’re not alone. In this article: Understanding Depression Traditional Approaches to Treating Depression […]

What Does Depression Feel Like?

Kyle (name changed) was struggling to make it to work on time. Some days he skipped entirely, finding it impossible to get out of bed. He blamed his lack of motivation on not liking his job. Since he didn’t like his job, showing up habitually late or missing work entirely seemed normal. Isn’t that what […]

Psychiatrists who Accept Insurance near Fort Collins

Looking for a psychiatrist who accepts your insurance? We explain how to use medical insurance for a psychiatry visit and identify a psychiatrist in Fort Collins who accepts insurance for mental health. In this Article: Fort Collins Psychiatrists Taking Insurance Insurance Accepted at Brighter Day TMS How to Use Medical Insurance for Mental Health Patients […]

An overview of the main study investigating deepTMS for OCD treatment

An overview of the main study investigating deepTMS for OCD treatment by Dr. Rose George and Liana George. What is OCD? Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a severe disabling condition that affects approximately 2-3% of the population. People with this disorder suffer from obsessions (intrusive, repetitive thoughts provoking anxiety) and compulsions (repetitive, compelling behaviors, often […]

My view on TMS – why I chose Brainsway deep TMS.

So, to go along with the article I quoted last week about TMS I thought it would be good to discuss here why I chose to have a Brainsway deep TMS device in my practice. Most of you may not know that I have a master of science degree in Bioengineering from the University of […]