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Sept 11, 2019Incredible Transformations: The TMS Clinics Saving Lives Across the U.S.

With 12 locations in 5 states, Transformations TMS has helped hundreds of people overcome severe depression and live their best lives. Seeing these transformative moments motivates Dr. Ryan Wakim, president and CEO of Transformations TMS, to strive for every patient's success.
"The best part of my career is being able to look a patient in the eye and know that I can help them," said Dr. Wakim.

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Aug 11, 2019Connellsville hospital using technology-based program to treat depression

Highlands Hospital’s Center for Health and Community Impact in Connellsville is now using a technology-based treatment for depression as an alternative to traditional methods that have failed for some patients.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a noninvasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to improve symptoms of depression, and it’s typically used when other depression treatments haven’t been effective.

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Aug 7, 2019New Technology To Treat Depression - Psychiatrist, Dr. Ryan Wakim / Former Steelers Running Back Merril Hoge

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - New technology is being utilized in Pittsburgh that will help treat individuals suffering with depression.
Psychiatrist Dr. Ryan Wakim, and former Steelers Running Back Merril Hoge, joined Larry to discuss transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), a treatment that targets key areas of the brain that are less active in people with depression. ​​

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Jul 17, 2019How Electromagnetic Stimulation Can Improve Memory

Are you constantly forgetting where you left your keys or noticing it takes you longer to remember names than it did a few years ago? You’re not alone.
More than half of adults begin to struggle with age-related memory issues by age 60, according to Harvard Medical School.
The good news is memory lapses are a normal part of the aging process — yet, that doesn’t make them any less frustrating.That’s why many research teams at renowned universities around the country are exploring how new technologies can play a role in slowing or reversing age-related memory loss.

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Jun 24, 2019Activating Neurons In The Brain To Treat Depression

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - New technology is being utilized in Pittsburgh that will help treat individuals suffering with depression.
“At this point, traditional treatment would be some sort of CBT, cognitive behavior therapy, there’s a couple other different therapy types,” Psychiatrist Dr. Ryan Wakim, CEO & Staff Psychiatrist at Transformations told KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway on Monday morning.

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Feb 2, 20198 Questions To Ask A Psychiatrist Before Starting Mental Health Medication, According To Doctors

Seeing a psychiatrist for the first time can be a nerve-wracking and overwhelming experience for some people. You probably have a general idea of what you’re hoping to speak to your doc about, but coming prepared with expert-suggested questions for your psychiatrist to ask before starting medication can help you feel more at ease — and more confident when it comes to choosing a medication for your mental health.

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