The Potential Side Effects of rTMS – Dr.Martjin Arns

Posted on: February 13, 2019
Last Updated: November 14, 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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