Strict protocols have been put in place to ensure our patients can continue treatment safely at Neuro Health Maine. Treaters and patients wear masks. Each patient is given a temperature check upon arrival and asked to wash hands. New patient intake appointments can be done via Telemedicine. The TMS room is cleaned after each patient. [...]
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How Neuro Health Maine is Adapting to the Covid-19 Pandemic The safety and well-being of our patients is our top priority. We are temporarily suspending in-person TMS treatments until the danger of spreading coronavirus/COVID-19 has passed. Now is the Perfect Time to Get Started However, we are determined to use this time to serve [...]
It’s that time of year when we see gratitude come into the spotlight. With Thanksgiving approaching, gratitude is somewhat of a buzzword. Everyone is talking about what they are thankful for in life as we gather with friends and family. The truth is, this kind of gratitude should not only be limited to the Thanksgiving [...]
The cool fall weather is something many people welcome after a hot and humid summer. As soon as the first leaf drops, it’s time to grab a latte and throw on a scarf, right? We watch as, pumpkins, turkeys, and other festive holiday decorations quickly replace the beach and back-to-school decor in shopping center aisles. [...]
When we need to know where to go, we use a map. Nowadays, all we have to do is pull out our phones and type in the address. Within seconds, we’ll know the fastest route to our destination along with setbacks or accidents that might prevent us from getting there efficiently. Quantitative EEG’s for Customized [...]
The brain is a fascinating organ that serves as the center of the nervous system and the center of our consciousness. Think about all of the complexities within the brain! Neuron connections producing a vast array of chemical reactions create feelings of love, joy, sadness, and anger….it’s no wonder the brain continues to be the [...]
Did you know that nearly 1 in 5 people with a cardiovascular disease experiences Major Depressive Disorder or that a diabetes diagnosis doubles your odds of having depression? These type of statistics show the deep connection between our minds and bodies. Our physical health can have a big impact on our mental health and vice [...]
Medicine is traditionally seen as a healing profession. When people get sick, they go to the doctor looking for a cure. In some cases, routine treatments simply don’t work. In those cases, doctors move on to second-line treatments, alternative medicine, and off-label use of drugs in order to heal. We’ve seen many examples of successful [...]
An important evaluation of the effectiveness of antidepressants must include the National Institute of Mental Health sponsored STAR*D (Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression trial. This definitive trial assessed the effectiveness of depression treatments in patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder, in the primary and specialty care settings. Clinicians and consumers, we should know this [...]