– Michel Steuer M.D. Pacific Ketamine Institute Treatment shows promise where other antidepressants fail Anxiety, depression and suicide are on the rise among American youth. But ketamine — a drug historically used as a surgical anesthetic — is showing promise as a treatment that can succeed where other antidepressant medications have failed. The need for help is dire. […]
Medics who treated the 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a cave in Thailand last year credit the drug ketamine with playing a key role in the daring and dangerous mission to extract them. According to details of the rescue released in a medical journal Thursday, the boys were given unspecified doses of ketamine by […]
New research shows how ketamine is an effective treatment for depression from Scientific American.
Ketamine has saved lives because a lot of patients have had unrelenting, chronic suicidal thoughts for most of their lives, and when they are treated with ketamine, those tendencies go away. From Rolling Stone.
There is new hope for those who suffer from chronic pain. Ketamine is helping reduce and eliminate pain for those who have CRPS. From Pain Pathways Magazine.
TIME Magazine Cover Story showcasing Ketamine as a treatment for depression
Ketamine seemed to be repairing brain circuits that had been damaged by stress.
Ketamine can relieve depression in hours and keep it at bay for a week or more.
Read the full article from NPR.