Depending on the severity of the illness or issue, the length of the session may vary from person to person. The majority of the sessions, however, may last 30 to 60 minutes and occur twice a week. Depending on the individual’s progress and recuperation, the number of sessions may be increased or decreased. In most cases, the period is six weeks.
No. Unlike ECT, RTMS does not require sedation or general anaesthesia, so patients remain awake and alert throughout the procedure. Because there is no “recovery time,” patients can drive home and resume their normal routines.
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