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  If you are one of the 40 million people who suffer from anxiety, then you know how terrifying it can feel. Perhaps worst of all, the horrifying effects of anxiety can come from out of nowhere. One second you are enjoying an evening with friends and the next you feel like you are fighting […]

  Have you tried at least two depression treatments without success? Your doctor may suggest ECT. However, after researching it, you may have concerns about the safety of the procedure and the side-effects that may be long-lasting. Treatment-resistant depression can be very frustrating but there is another treatment out there that may be the solution […]

  “We are seeing a worrying increase in harmful exposures to gabapentin and baclofen in U.S. adults over recent years,” an expert told Newsweek. Suicidal thoughts are among the potential side effects of both drugs, and chronic pain itself is linked to suicide attempts. This comes against a backdrop of suicide rates in the U.S. […]

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 […]

Amidst An Opioid Crisis, Ketamine Has the Potential To Save Lives Opioid abuse which began as pain treatment has led to a national epidemic. Ketamine, essentially non-addictive when administered in a medical setting, may be able to stem the tide, by treating chronic and other types of pain in place of highly addictive opioids. Opioid […]

Should I try ketamine or ECT first to treat depression? Everyone knows that sadness and joy are parts of everyday life. But what happens when that occasional blue mood turns into recurring episodes of anxiety, panic attacks, and even lack of interest in participating in routine activities? That’s when intense sadness becomes depression. Doctors prescribe […]

  Are you suffering from alcohol or substance abuse? If so, you’re not alone, and ketamine therapy may be able to help. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism’s 2015 study, “15.1 million adults 18 and older (6.2% of this age group) had AUD (Alcohol Use Disorder). The Mayo Clinic defines AUD […]

    On Monday, California launched its first statewide mental health line in order to provide non-emergency emotional support for those struggling with mental and emotional well-being.   Get more information here!

Depression treatment

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 […]

Emotional scars ptsd

It would be wonderful if life was a fairy tale and we all lived happily ever after. Unfortunately, the reality is that 7 in 10 people in America alone have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event at some point in their lives. Of those people, 20% of them will go on to experience PTSD. What […]

CRPS treatment with Ketamine

One of the most frustrating things about CRPS is that it’s not a widely understood pain condition. The International Neuromodulation Society explains that complex regional pain syndrome has been a challenge to treat historically. The main reason being that physicians can’t find an apparent cause for the degree of pain their patients are experiencing. As […]

Anxiety college students

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 […]

CRPS pain

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 […]

Living with CRPS

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 […]

Treating PTSD

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 […]

Fibromyalgia treatment guide

  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 treatment

Are you a fibromyalgia patient? Receiving this diagnosis is challenging, but when you’ve been living with symptoms for years, you may feel like it’s a relief to know what you’re dealing with finally. However, after the initial confirmation, questions still loom. How Fibromyalgia Can Hold You Back According to the National Fibromyalgia Association, an estimated […]

Treating Fibromyalgia pain

Are you suffering from fibromyalgia pain and looking for relief? Ketamine treatment could be your answer. When given in low doses, in a clinical environment, ketamine improves pain control for fibromyalgia patients, especially for those whose pain is not sufficiently controlled using other pain medications. Patients who receive a diagnosis for fibromyalgia are experiencing a […]

Ketamine for depression

  Searching for Ketamine for Depression in Los Angeles? Do you believe you may be suffering from depression? If so, questions regarding receiving a diagnosis and treatments may also be on your mind. While the symptoms of depression aren’t always apparent, that doesn’t mean they aren’t real. Feelings of sadness and hopeless, as well as […]

Treating migraine with ketamine

Since the early 1970s, Ketamine has been FDA approved in the United States for use as an anesthetic. Hospitals and physicians worldwide use it to treat severe pain, including abdominal, extremity, and lower back pain. It’s also used for the treatment of other pain conditions that include fractures and trauma. The FDA approval is for […]

Treating Migraine headaches

One of the most notorious things about migraine headaches is how difficult they can be to treat. In recent studies, Ketamine has been shown to help. For example, according to a December 2016’s case series published in the Journal of Headache and Pain, six patients received short-term improvements in pain severity from chronic migraine following […]

Treating migraine

Do you suffer from chronic migraine headaches? If so, you may be wondering what’s triggering them. There are many potential causes of migraine headaches.  Get the facts and learn how you can treat your migraine with ketamine treatments. What are the Known Causes for Migraines? When you’re suffering from migraine headaches, it’s a priority to […]

Mental Effect of Ketamine

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 […]

Anxiety overview

Everyone experiences occasional feelings of anxiety at some point in their lives. For example, you might feel anxious before taking a test, while making an important decision such as buying a new car or new home, or when you are faced with a particularly challenging project at work. However, for anyone with an anxiety disorder, […]

Ketamine to treat PTSD in war veterans

For veterans, PTSD is an extremely common yet insufficiently treated problem. The Department of Veterans Affairs reports that about 21 veterans (including active duty servicemen, guards, and other military officials) commit suicide every single day. Ketamine has also been shown to help greatly with post-traumatic stress disorder. Roughly 7 out of 10 people have experienced […]

suicidal

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, […]

Anxiety

One of the most crippling aspects of anxiety is how isolating it can be. The feelings of fear, worry, and panic, can attack even the most self-assured person and make them feel desperately alone. The irony is that despite these feelings of isolation, anxiety is the most common mental illness in America today. More than […]

Smiling-to-cure-depression

Researchers are having a difficult time developing new classes of medicine to treat mood disorders such as depression, anxiety, PTSD and pain associated with these conditions. Years ago, psychiatrists treated these mood disorders with medications that blocked monoamine receptors and monoamine transporters. However, these medicines produced adverse side effects, and some failed to work effectively. […]

Ketamine for Depression

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 therapy can be extremely beneficial.  Studies are now showing it can be a […]

PTSD treatment programme

It’s estimated that there are more than 24 million Americans currently suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This mental health condition is triggered when a person experiences or witnesses a traumatic event. Symptoms can develop years later, or they can begin within a month of the event occurring. The traumatic event that triggers PTSD varies […]

Ketamine for migraines

A surprising 12 percent of the U.S. population regularly deals with migraine headaches. That covers roughly one in four households. Migraines do not discriminate, either. They affect about 18% of women, 6% of men, and 10% percent of children.  Migraine headaches can be disabling. Chronic sufferers typically have headaches once or twice a month, but […]

Suicides at all time high banner

The high suicide rate in the United States is undoubtedly a public health crisis. It may be happening so slowly that many health officials don’t notice, but the numbers don’t lie. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of people who died by suicide increased in 49 out of 50 American […]

5 signs of anxiety

Anxiety is a typical response when you’re experiencing stressful events throughout your life. For example, if you’re experiencing financial problems, starting a new family, or changing jobs, you may experience some modicum of anxiety. However, if the anxiety symptoms persist or exasperate beyond their trigger and interfere with your everyday life, then you may be […]

Why is Ketamine Therapy effective

Before we discuss why ketamine infusion therapy is so effective, first let’s take a step back and look at what it is. Ketamine is an FDA-approved drug that has been used by the medical community in the United States since the 1970s. It is commonly used as an aesthetic drug during surgical procedures and as […]

Ketamine Infusion Treatment

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 for years. She has tried focusing on her career more and this hasn’t […]

Ketamine Therapy for Depression

If you keep up with the news then chances are, you have heard about the exciting recent discoveries that have been made when it comes to ketamine therapy. This is one of those rare instances in which you should actually investigate the hype. Those who suffer from depression know how devastating and isolating it can […]

depression myths

Depression is a condition that is poorly understood by the public. Major depressive disorder is widespread, one of the most prevalent mental health issues in this country. It affects an estimated 17.3 million residents including 8.7 percent of adult women and 5.3 percent of adult men.  There is a stigmatism attached to depression that can keep […]

Ketamine Evolution

While the use of ketamine for medicinal purposes isn’t new (in fact, it’s been implemented for nearly fifty years for a variety of uses), there’s been an uprise in utilizing intravenous treatments over the past two decades. Medical professionals are implementing it in emergency room settings, as well as in their clinics, for the management […]

Ketamine to treat social anxiety

Ketamine, first developed in the 1960s for anesthesia, is currently being investigated for its ability to relieve symptoms of major depressive disorder, PTSD, chronic pain, and severe social anxiety disorder.  If you are considering ketamine treatment for severe anxiety, here is what you need to know. Anxiety at a Glance Some scientists describe anxiety as […]

Suicide Prevention

Suicide is one of the top 10 leading causes of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is estimated that there is one suicide death every 12 minutes in this country.  The CDC states that there has been roughly a 25% increase in suicide over the last few […]

Social Anxiety

Social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia, is an extreme fear of adverse or wrong judgment from people, leading to feelings of humiliation, rejection, embarrassment, and inadequacy in a social situation. People with this disorder may worry about others considering them to be dull, stupid, strange, or embarrassing in social interactions. To cope, they […]

Anxiety treatment

If you are one of the 40 million people who suffer from anxiety, then you know how terrifying it can feel. Perhaps worst of all, the horrifying effects of anxiety can come from out of nowhere. One second you are enjoying an evening with friends and the next you feel like you are fighting for […]

You may have heard of ketamine, a drug that is rapidly gaining popularity thanks to its fast-acting relief for depression, anxiety and even post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Ketamine is commonly used in medicine as a painkiller, especially in emergency rooms. But now, ketamine has become widely popular for a different reason: it may help with […]

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