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What Is Magnetic Therapy for Depression?

What Is Magnetic Therapy for Depression?

For most people with depression, traditional treatments like antidepressant medications and talk therapy are enough to keep symptoms at bay. However, these therapies do not work for everyone, and patients with treatment-resistant depression often struggle to find success with their […]

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The PHQ-9 Scale for the Severity of Depression

The PHQ-9 Scale for the Severity of Depression

Identifying the symptoms and understanding the severity of depression has never been more important. For the past four decades, doctors have used the PHQ-9 depression screening tool, a carefully constructed questionnaire, to better understand each patient’s individual condition. But what […]

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Well-Known Side Effects of Antidepressants

Well-Known Side Effects of Antidepressants

When determining the best course of action for treating depression, it’s always important to consider the balance between the benefits and side effects of each treatment option. Antidepressants — SSRIs, MAOIs, TCAs , and others— provide solutions for many patients, […]

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Depression: More Than 16 Million US Cases Per Year, What Can Be Done?

Depression: More Than 16 Million US Cases Per Year, What Can Be Done?

A couple of sad days can easily turn into weeks, months and even years of mental discomfort for the 6.7% of Americans who are diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD). Many do not even realize they are suffering from depression. Learning how […]

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Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid): What Are Your Potential Treatment Options?

Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid): What Are Your Potential Treatment Options?

Medicaid, along with Medicare, was signed into federal law in 1965 to make health insurance available to eligible low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elderly adults, and people with disabilities. Medicaid is administered at the state level, and each state has […]

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Meet Dr. Horey

 

At Active Recovery TMS, our goal is to provide a safe and effective alternative treatment for depression. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is an especially important treatment option for those who have not had success with standard depression treatments like medication and/or therapy.

Dr. Horey, became familiar with TMS while training and working at Columbia University in New York City where many of the early and important studies on TMS were conducted. Dr. Horey has since completed more extensive training in TMS and keeps himself up-to-date with the latest research on brain stimulation techniques, including TMS.