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?
Ketamine and Depression: How Ketamine Helps with Depression Do you feel like you may be falling into a depression? Figures released by the National Institute of Mental Health indicate that 7.1% of all adults in the United States, which is an estimated 17.3 million, have experienced at least one significant depressive episode. Why is Ketamine… Continue reading Depression and Ketamine – How Ketamine Helps with Depression
It may sound like an unlikely route to abstinence, but scientists have found that a treatment involving a one-off shot of ketamine could help heavy drinkers substantially reduce alcohol consumption. The scientists behind the work said that ketamine, more commonly known as a recreational drug and animal tranquilliser, can be harnessed to “rewrite” drink-related memories. The findings… Continue reading One-off ketamine dose may reduce heavy drinking says scientists
Cancer can be a taboo subject. Many people are reluctant to talk about this unfortunate diagnosis out of sensitivity to the feelings of both the cancer patient and to those of the patient’s friends and family. However, those suffering from the many unpleasant side effects associated with cancer, including acute and chronic pain, do need… Continue reading How Ketamine Can Help Treat Cancer Pain
The body of science showing that ketamine, the drug is best known for its recreational use, might one day become a prominent treatment for depression is growing. A new study published April 11 in the journal Science shows that not only does ketamine offer fast-acting and temporary relief for depression, but the drug appears to actively repair… Continue reading Ketamine may rebuild broken brain synapses, according to new research
Ketamine is a drug that is quite unique. When it comes to treating depression, the results have been so good, it’s been a surprise for 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… Continue reading Don’t Try To Fight Your Depression Without Trying This First
Tell me if this sounds familiar. You went to your psychiatrist who spent all of 15 minutes with you to ask you some basic questions about how depressed you are, or try to asses how much anxiety you have and wrote a prescription for Lexapro. Or Prozac. Or Zoloft or Paxil. Maybe you’ve even been… Continue reading SSRIs and SNRIs vs Ketamine Therapy
If you’re like most people, you either are or know someone who is dealing with the symptoms of depression, bipolar disorder, or seasonal affective disorder. When you or a loved one suffers from the debilitating symptoms of depression, a major challenge is figuring out where to turn for help. Effective treatment can help anyone suffering… Continue reading How the Dissociative Effects of Ketamine Help Overcome Depression
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
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
College students across the United States are suffering from anxiety at staggering rates. More and more young adults are having difficulty keeping up with their studies while dealing with their own internal struggles. Anxiety disorder exists on a spectrum with some individuals suffering from such severe cases that it seems like everything becomes nearly impossible… Continue reading Can Ketamine Therapy Help College Students Suffering from Anxiety?
– 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