Panic Disorders

What is panic disorder?

Let’s talk about panic disorder. Imagine this: out of nowhere, you suddenly feel very off — your heart races, you start sweating, and you feel shaky. It’s like an extreme wave of fear that hits you out of the blue. That’s what a panic attack feels like. When these attacks keep happening unexpectedly, we call them panic disorder.

However, panic disorder patients worry about more than just these episodes. People with panic disorder often end up worrying about having another attack. They might start avoiding places or situations where they’ve had attacks, which can mess with their day-to-day life.

We’re not 100% sure what causes panic disorder. It seems to be a mix of genetics, your environment, and your psychological makeup. And it’s not uncommon for it to tag along with other conditions like depression or anxiety disorders.

But here’s the good news: panic disorder isn’t something you have to live with forever. It’s totally treatable. Therapy, medication, and some lifestyle tweaks can make a huge difference. The goal is to dial down those attacks and get you feeling more like yourself again.

How TMS therapy helps

In panic disorder, some parts of the brain, especially those that deal with anxiety and mood regulation, are out of sync. TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) uses magnetic fields — the same type you’d find in an MRI — to stimulate those areas. It’s like giving those brain parts a gentle nudge to work more efficiently.

The best part? It’s non-invasive. You simply sit in a chair and a device is placed near your head. You’re fully awake and can listen to music or just relax. The device sends these magnetic pulses to your brain; over time, these pulses help reduce the frequency and intensity of panic attacks.

It’s not an instant fix, though. You usually go for multiple sessions over a few weeks. But that doesn’t mean you have to wait until the sessions are over to notice relief; many people immediately start to see a gradual improvement. They find themselves less on edge and have fewer panic attacks. Or, when they do have them, they’re not as intense.

So, TMS therapy is like a gym workout for your brain, helping those panic-related areas function better. It’s a neat option when traditional treatments like medication or therapy aren’t cutting it.

Ready to turn the page on panic disorder? Contact Brain Health Center today

If what you’ve just read about TMS therapy for panic disorder resonates with you, it might be time to explore this innovative treatment further. Brain Health Center provides TMS therapy tailored to your unique needs and health journey.

Our team of experts is committed to supporting you every step of the way, from the initial consultation to the completion of your treatment. We believe in a compassionate, personalized approach, ensuring you feel heard, understood, and cared for.

Don’t let panic disorder define your life. Reach out to Brain Health Center today and take the first step towards a calmer, more balanced future. Whether you have questions, need more information, or are ready to start your journey with TMS therapy, we’re here to help.

Treatments for Panic Disorders range 20 to 36 sessions, one treatment a day, Mon-Fri. Treatments are +/- 4 minutes in length.

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