“In my experience, patients who have high positive regard for the hallucinogenic—mystical and transcendental—experience also tend to have better antidepressant response to ketamine infusion,” Mark Niciu, assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Iowa and one of the main authors of a 2015 study that found a correlation between ketamine and dissociation, told Gizmodo. Ketamine’s… Continue reading More Than Just a Trip: Why Does Ketamine Work for Depression When Nothing Else Does?
What is Ketamine? Ketamine, also known as Ketalar, Ketaset, and Ketanest, is a medication that’s currently FDA approved only as an anesthetic but it’s showing great potential as a treatment for severe depression. In fact, numerous Ketamine Clinics have begun to appear throughout the United States to solve this problem. Depressed patients with stubborn symptoms get relief… Continue reading Ketamine for Depression: Does it work?
Researchers looking into the use of ketamine say they have had a 75 per cent success rate in using it to treat long-term depression. “The results are startling,” says Melbourne University neuroscientist Associate Professor Graham Barrett, who has been studying depression for 30 years. “They’re not 100 per cent, there are people who don’t respond… Continue reading Ketamine research reports 75% success rate in treatment of long-term depression
– Maurizio Fava, Marlene P. Freeman, Martina Flynn, Heidi Judge, Bettina B. Hoeppner, Cristina Cusin, Dawn F. Ionescu, Sanjay J. Mathew, Lee C. Chang, Dan V. Iosifescu, James Murrough, Charles Debattista, Alan F. Schatzberg, Madhukar H. Trivedi, Manish K Jha, Gerard Sanacora, Samuel T. Wilkinson, George I. Papakostas Abstract Numerous placebo-controlled studies have demonstrated the… Continue reading How much ketamine is the right dosage for Treatment Resistant Depression?
Ketamine is a drug that is completely unique, and when it comes to treating depression, the results have been so good, it’s shocked many in psychiatry. “This is a game-changer,” Dr. John Krystal, chief psychiatrist at Yale Medicine, told Medical Xpress. “When you take ketamine, it triggers reactions in your cortex that enable brain connections… Continue reading If You Are Fighting Depression, Consider Ketamine
Receiving a CRPS diagnosis may leave you with many questions. If you’re living with the associated chronic pain, the frustration can be overwhelming. Read on to learn how ketamine is a new treatment for CRPS. Many people living with CRPS or RSD have lost jobs, relationships, and even friends, due to this debilitating condition. This… Continue reading CRPS / RSD and Ketamine: A new treatment for CRPS
Have you recently received a diagnosis for fibromyalgia? If so, you may have a lot of questions about the condition. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, fibromyalgia is currently affecting approximately 4 million adults across the United States. It’s defined as a condition that causes widespread pain throughout the entire body. Fibromyalgia… Continue reading Fibromyalgia Pain Management Guide
It isn’t uncommon for those who have never undergone Ketamine treatments to feel apprehensive, just like with any other first-time procedure. There are questions, concerns, and worries about the variances in experiences. Each of these is valid feelings because, like any other treatment, Ketamine can produce different results for a variety of reasons including dose… Continue reading What Does The Mental Effect Of Ketamine Feel Like?
-Isaac V. Cohen, Tigran Makunts, Rabia Atayee & Ruben Abagyan Scientific Reports 7, article number 1450 (2017) Abstract Current therapeutic approaches to depression fail for millions of patients due to lag in clinical response and non-adherence. Here we provide new support for the antidepressant effect of an anesthetic drug, ketamine, by Inverse-Frequency Analysis of eight… Continue reading Population scale data reveals the antidepressant effects of ketamine
AS SEEN ON: MENTAL HEALTH CARE MADE FOR YOU PTSD, anxiety and more. What is Ketamine? Recent studies are proving ketamine therapy just might be a very potent tool to treat depression. Ketamine is a drug that acts by taking control of specific brain receptors. When administered in a controlled setting, in limited amounts, ketamine… Continue reading Ketamine Therapy Effective Treatment for Depression
AS SEEN ON: MENTAL HEALTH CARE MADE FOR YOU PTSD, anxiety and more. Meet Lara. She’s in her thirties, she’s educated, and she has a secure position at a reputable company where she makes good money. But she isn’t happy. In fact, though she might be successful by society’s’ standards, she has struggled with depression… Continue reading Ketamine Infusion Treatment: Is It Right For You?
AS SEEN ON: MENTAL HEALTH CARE MADE FOR YOU PTSD, anxiety and more. From Scientific American Ketamine has been called the biggest thing to happen to psychiatry in 50 years, due to its uniquely rapid and sustained antidepressant effects. It improves symptoms in as little as 30 minutes, compared with weeks or even months for existing antidepressants,… Continue reading Getting the Inside Dope on Ketamine’s Mysterious Ability to Rapidly Relieve Depression