Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) offered at Coliseum Center For Behavioral Health

– To treat severe depression
or psychiatric conditions that do not respond to
other medical treatments, Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health offers electroconvulsive therapy, Dr. Cesar Figueroa explains. – It constitute that the
induction of very safe epileptic seizures, which in turn are supposed to produce an increase in some of the
neurotransmitters in the brain, so you get a more rapid
response to the antidepressant. – [Beverly] This is a very
safe process administered under anesthesia and monitored with an EEG. – This would allow the patient
to start feeling better and function better in a
shorter period of time, but you can actually save a life when you institute it
to the right patient. – To learn more or find a physician, call Consult-A-Nurse at 478-746-4646 or visit coliseumhealthsystem.com.

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