ECT involves a series of treatments, in which a small amount of electricity is used to produce a generalized seizure in the brain. These seizures are produced under carefully controlled circumstances while you are under anesthesia.
You will need to have a health history and physical assessment to determine if you are healthy enough to have ECT. An EKG, X-ray, blood work, recent medical history, physical, and additional medical tests may be required.
Some common side effects after an ECT treatment include:
Treatment begins with a confidential assessment by a qualified mental health professional. Please call 936-270-7520 24/7 or fill out the form below and one of our counselors will call you. Your personal information will be kept confidential and will not be shared with anyone.
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