Neurological Treatments

What is TMS?

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

TMS stands for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation or Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). TMS is a treatment method that stimulates brain cells by sending concentrated magnetic pulses with a special device that reaches the brain directly from certain areas of the head.

TMS Treatment

Although TMS therapy is generally used to treat depression that does not respond to medication, it is also being investigated for some other conditions such as migraines and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The aim of TMS treatment is to regulate the imbalanced brain activity seen especially in some psychiatric diseases.

How Much Does TMS Treatment Cost?

The price of TMS treatment may vary depending on various factors.

TMS treatment can be applied in public hospitals and private health institutions. TMS treatment is offered in public hospitals within the scope of SSI. In private health institutions, prices may vary from institution to institution.

If you have comprehensive private health insurance, it will be useful to find out whether TMS treatment is covered. Some private health insurance companies can cover TMS treatment within a certain limit.

TMS treatment is generally applied in 20-30 sessions. The duration of each session is approximately 30 minutes. Treatment duration may vary depending on the patient’s condition. This affects the total treatment cost. TMS treatment can be applied up to 5 days a week. Frequency of application is also a factor affecting the cost of treatment.

How Long Does TMS Treatment Last?

The duration of TMS treatment may vary depending on the patient’s condition and the applied treatment protocol.

It covers a period of 4-6 weeks, with 3 to 5 sessions per week, for a total of 15-20-30 sessions. Each session takes approximately 30 minutes. Total treatment duration: varies from 2 to 6 weeks.

Some patients may benefit from fewer sessions. Sessions can be applied every 2-3 days. To say for sure how long TMS treatment will last, you need to consult a psychiatrist.