Does TMS help migraines? A study in 2021 suggests that TMS may reduce the number of migraine episodes, the severity of pain associated with migraine, and the duration of episodes. A study in 2022 states that TMS therapy may reduce pain severity, as well as the number of episodes by up to 8 days a month.
Is TMS FDA approved for migraine? The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today allowed marketing of the Cerena Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator (TMS; eNeura Therapeutics), the first device approved to relieve pain caused by migraine headache with aura.
Does TMS cause migraines? The magnetic pulses form a mild electric current in the outer surface of your brain. Your doctor will tell you how many pulses you need or how often to use TMS. It’s not clear exactly how it works, but the idea is that it changes brain activity that’s causing your migraine symptoms.
How much does a TMS session cost? The average cost of TMS therapy is about $300 per session. The total cost of TMS treatment course can range between $6,000 to $12,000. Your insurance will cover most of this cost.