Firing up neural networks with TMS may help manage fibromyalgia

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) has been shown to reduce symptoms of fatigue in a small group of patients with fibromyalgia. The study, conducted at the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, randomised 26 patients to either 20 active sessions of rTMS to the left hemisphere dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) or a sham procedure. The DLPFC region ...

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