You probably heard about the “baby blues” before you got pregnant. It’s totally normal for new moms to feel fatigued, anxious, and even a little sad after their babies are born. It’s very common, but it’s manageable and usually resolves on its own after a few weeks. While the symptoms may be similar, postpartum depression… Continue reading Evidence-Based Options for Postpartum Depression
Not another Zoom call. The glitches, interruptions, and poor connections are really starting to interfere with your productivity and patience. Speaking of patience, why does it seem like you are so on-edge lately? The little things are starting to irritate you in BIG ways. But now there’s a light at the end of the tunnel… Continue reading Can Advanced Treatments For Depression Bring Back Your Joy For Life?
For anyone searching for ways to find relief for migraine headaches, arthritis, and fibromyalgia, there is a new therapy for pain relief. Ketamine infusion treatment provides effective and long-lasting relief from chronic pain. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed 2016 National Health Interview Survey data and discovered an estimated 20.4% (50 million) of… Continue reading Ketamine Infusion Treatment is an Exciting New Therapy for Pain Relief
Bipolar disorder affects about 5.7 million people in the United States, or about 2.8 percent of the adult population 18 years and older, with men and women affected equally. About 83 percent of the cases are classified as severe and, if left untreated, this disorder can worsen over time. The Mayo Clinic defines bipolar disorder… Continue reading Using Ketamine Infusion Therapy to Treat Bipolar Disorder
Everyone feels a bit sad or lonely from time to time. It’s only natural. Particularly in the wake of a significant loss, a setback at work or another of life’s curveballs. But there’s a difference between grieving the loss of a loved one, the breakup of a relationship or a professional setback and depression. In… Continue reading Am I Depressed?
“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?
The research team recruited 90 people who drank much more than average — an average of about four to five pints of beer a day, or about five times the U.K.’s recommended maximum — but had not previously been diagnosed with alcoholism and were not receiving treatment. On the first day of the experiment, participants… Continue reading A Single Dose Of Ketamine Might Help Heavy Drinkers, Study Finds
Background Chronic pain is common in children and adolescents and is often associated with severe functional disability and mood disorders. The pharmacological treatment of chronic pain in children and adolescents can be challenging, ineffective, and is mostly based on expert opinions and consensus. Ketamine, an N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonist, has been used as an adjuvant for… Continue reading Subanesthetic ketamine infusions for the treatment of children and adolescents with chronic pain: a longitudinal study
Have you recently been diagnosed with CRPS? Gary W. Jay, MD explains that CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome) is a “heterogeneous group of disorders that generally develop after trauma to soft tissue but also may develop after visceral diseases or nerve lesions, or rarely without an obvious antecedent event.” He further indicates that this neurologic… Continue reading CRPS / RSD: How Ketamine Treatment Modulates the Glutamate System
War veterans across the nation are suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), chronic pain and even treatment-resistant conditions. Our nation’s bravest deserve better than that and they can get better with ketamine infusion therapy. Read on to find out how ketamine infusion therapy works and how it can help you get your life back together… Continue reading Cutting-Edge Treatment Relief for PTSD Vets with Chronic Pain
—Lauren LeBano Ketamine can quickly alleviate symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in patients with constant intrusive thoughts, and the drug’s effects can last for one to two weeks in certain patients. Researchers reported these findings in a poster presented at the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) annual meeting. The rapid symptom relief seen from ketamine is… Continue reading Ketamine Rapidly Reduces OCD Symptoms
– Kevin Kunzmann MD Magazine Ketamine infusion, combined with mindfulness-based behavioral changes, has been shown to improve various aspects of treatment outcomes among rehabilitating cocaine-dependent individuals. The new findings from a randomized clinical trial show just a single infusion of the highly potent—yet controversial—NMDA receptor agonist is associated with significant patient improvements in cocaine abstinence at the… Continue reading Ketamine Infusion Improves Abstinence in Cocaine-Dependent Patients