Can transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) cause a seizure?

Any medical procedure involves risks, but seizure—the main risk associated with transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)—is rare. It's up to you to determine whether this risk justifies the benefits you'll receive. That said, in a recent trial involving 325 patients, no seizures occurred.

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