The Potential Side Effects of rTMS – Dr.Martjin Arns

Posted on February 13, 2019

Dr Sanil Rege, Consultant Psychiatrist and Founder of Psych Scene and Psych Scene Hub speaks to Dr. Martijn Arns, Chief Scientific Adviser, neuroCare Group; Founding Director & Senior Researcher at Research Institute Brainclinics.

 

Take Home Messages : 

1. Known side effects of rTMS include muscle tension headache and a theoretical risk of seizure.
2. A history of epilepsy is considered to be a contraindication for rTMS treatment.

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