Evidence-Based Options for Postpartum Depression

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 …

Read more

Can Advanced Treatments For Depression Bring Back Your Joy For Life?

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 …

Read more

A Single Dose Of Ketamine Might Help Heavy Drinkers, Study Finds

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 …

Read more

More Than Just a Trip: Why Does Ketamine Work for Depression When Nothing Else Does?

“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 …

Read more

Using Ketamine Infusion Therapy to Treat Bipolar Disorder

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 …

Read more

Ketamine Infusion Treatment is an Exciting New Therapy for Pain Relief

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 …

Read more

Subanesthetic ketamine infusions for the treatment of children and adolescents with chronic pain: a longitudinal study

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 …

Read more

Why Are Suicide Rates Rising?

Humanity needs to have an uncomfortable conversation about suicide. It’s a growing problem in the West and one that we don’t give nearly enough attention. Around 800,000 people kill themselves every year, according to the World Health Organization. After car accidents, it’s the leading cause of death for people between ages 15 and 29. Clearly, …

Read more

Population scale data reveals the antidepressant effects of ketamine

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 million reports from the FDA Adverse Effect Reporting System. The results of the examination of population scale …

Read more

(833) 867-2329

Get Help Today!

Contact Us