Although there are genetic, behavioral, metabolic and hormonal influences on body weight, obesity occurs when you take in more calories than you burn. A new study finds that a noninvasive electromagnetic brain stimulation technique helps obese people lose weight by reducing food cravings.
Study shows TMS delivered to the left DLPFC was effective in decreasing food intake and facilitating weight loss in obese patients.
Clinical study has shown the use of TMS in lowering food craving and healthy weight loss with only four sessions of TMS. Study showed reduction in hunger, desire to eat, and overall consumption of calories Moreover, study showed lowering of total cholesterol and liver enzymes. Study participants reported no significant adverse effects or discomfort.
TMS has been cleared by the FDA in the treatment of drug-resistant depression, it may also be used off-label for other Neurological and Psychiatric disorders like Weight loss etc.