Is TMS good for migraines? TMS has been approved to help treat migraines and has been proven to be effective. In an experiment of 164 people who suffered from migraines, TMS was effective for 39% of people who experienced painless migraines with reduced symptoms for up to 48 hours after treatment.
Is TMS FDA approved for migraines? 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.
Can TMS therapy cause migraines? About a third of people experience some headache pain or facial twitching. The most serious side effect of TMS is a seizure. However, this is rare. You will need to remove all jewelry and metal on your body or clothing before TMS because the therapy uses magnetic pulses.
Who should avoid TMS treatment? Patients less than 18 years of age or older than 68 years of age. Patients with a history of substance abuse. Patients with a psychotic disorder, such as schizophrenic disorder, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disease, or major depression with psychotic features.