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Aphasia Treatment

The purpose of the aphasia treatment is to try to restructure and reorganize the loss of language the patients are suffering from, through various treatments and personalized trainings. The importance of assessing the language in the entire life is emphasized, instead of assessing the language inside a room. In this sense, spontaneous development of language skills by the patients gained significance, rather than the reactions the patients give to the stimulants they are provided with.

Migraine and dTMS

In recent years, migraine has become one of the most common nervous system diseases in the world with a steady increase. Peter Goadsby, a Neurology Professor in King’s College London, defined migraine as “a hereditary-oriented headache progressing with sensory disorders .

Treatment of Cocaine Addiction with dTMS

Like other types of addiction, cocaine addiction also causes many negative effects on the person. While the use of cocaine causes vasoconstriction, increased heart rate, increased blood pressure, anxiety, loss of appetite, damage in nasal passage and bleeding in nose in the short run, it leads to a anxiety disorders like depressive mood, stress, uneasiness, loss of motivation, sleep disorders, panic attacks, along with damages in bronchi and lungs, migraine-like aches, epileptic episodes, paralysis, coronary vein embolism, arrhythmia, paranoia and hallucinations in the long run.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment with Deep TMS

A “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder” may develop after people have gone through unexpected experiences that threaten the lives and physical integrity of themselves or their relatives (war, explosion, natural disasters, rape, torture, accidents, etc.). In the upcoming times, conditions like startling, having nightmares, sleep deprivation, frequently remembering the details of the incident, feeling apprehensive with fear that the incident will reoccur, and alienation may be observed in the person due to the horror and despair emerging after these experiences. These symptoms may disappear after a while, but the recovery is more difficult in the patients pretending that the incident never happened or trying to forget it. It has been observed that the recovery is faster in the patients who speak of the incident, ask questions about it and share their feelings.

Which Drug?

In psychiatry, it is quite difficult to foresee the reaction to the treatment. When it comes to the selection of the drug, the situation gains more and more significance. Because the reaction to the drug takes a specific period of time based on the patient. Sometimes, this may take up to 3 months. If the preference is not correct, a second drug is prescribed, and it might be necessary to wait that long once again.

Psychiatric Drugs and Sexuality

It is known that psychiatric drugs have certain side effects. Amongst these there are also sexual side effects. The phases of desire, arousal and orgasm in the sexual process can suffer side effects from these drugs. These appear as arousal disorder which can be experienced in the form of decreased sexual desire, vaginal discharge disorder in women or erection disorder in men, and as delayed orgasm disorder.