The main risk of TMS is inducing a seizure. However, with close monitoring this
complication has been very rare and only associated with treatment that was not
within the safety guidelines established in 1996.
Since the brain is directly stimulated by TMS, one may have concerns about it disturbing
normal brain functions. To date, no cognitive side effects such as loss of memory
nor changes in concentration have been reported.
Side effects from TMS treatments are generally very minimal. The most common side
Headaches usually of mild intensity
Discomfort or pain at the stimulation site
Eye muscle twitching (during treatment)
Twitching in other muscles near stimulation site
You will be asked to wear ear plugs during your treatment to protect your hearing.