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Ketamine Infusion Therapy; An Alternative to Opioids for Chronic Pain

Experiencing daily pain for over 12 weeks is categorized by the medical community as Chronic Pain. Chronic pain affects a staggering 50-100 million adults in the U. S. yearly and over 1.5 billion people worldwide. Another disappointing statistic, chronic pain is the leading cause of long-term disability in the U. S. today. Traditionally, opioid analgesics […]

How Ketamine is Helping us Better Understand Depression and the Brain

Ketamine is a dissociative anesthetic medication that was first synthesized in 1962 by a chemist searching for a novel compound with the anesthetic efficacy of older dissociative anesthetics such as PCP but with a much greater safety profile and lower incidence of “emergence reactions.” Emergence reactions are untoward, uncomfortable reactions that may be experienced while […]

Ketamine Infusion Therapy; Treating mental and physical health

Ketamine, a dissociative anesthetic medication first synthesized in 1962, has been used extensively in emergency departments for analgesia and sedation in children. Over the last several decades, Ketamine has been used in adults about to undergo painful or delicate procedures, creating a favorable dissociative, amnestic state. These procedures include fracture reductions and repair of disfiguring […]

Ketamine Infusion vs. Nasal Spray in Treating Depression

Depression is one of humankind’s oldest brain disorders. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is the most common psychiatric disorder in the world, affecting approximately 17% of the population in developed areas at any given time. The World Health Organization ranks depression third among the leading causes of global disease burden. Ketamine infusion therapy has proven to […]

Debunking the Myths around Ketamine Infusion Therapy

Our clinic specializes in Ketamine infusion therapy, treating chronic pain, treatment-resistant depression, anxiety, burnout, and addiction. Educating people about Ketamine has become of paramount importance to us, as there are many misconceptions about the drug itself and fear-based opinions. Myths around Ketamine Infusion Therapy are worth taking a look at. Therefore, we thought it would […]

Ketamine Treatment Methods: In-Clinic Ketamine Infusions vs. At Home Ketamine Tablet

Ketamine is a dissociative anesthetic with various mechanisms of action and binds to multiple receptors in the brain. There are various ketamine treatment methods being used, let’s look at the two most popular. Regarding depression, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and chronic anxiety, these mental health disorders are all thought to be due […]

Burnout Syndrome: Fast And Effective Treatment with Ketamine Infusion Therapy

According to the WHO, burnout syndrome is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. It occurs when one feels overwhelmed, emotionally drained, and unable to meet constant demands. As the stress continues, one begins to lose the interest and motivation that led to taking on a particular role […]

Antidepressants Vs. Ketamine Infusion Therapy for Depression

According to the ADAA, depression affects 40 million adults in the United States, yet it remains a mystery as to what really causes depression and how it can be effectively treated. Traditionally, doctors will prescribe antidepressants known as SSRIs. But unfortunately, this medication isn’t always effective. So in the 1990s, Dr. John Krystal, MD, chief […]

Substance Use Disorders Treated with Ketamine Infusion Therapy

Addiction in America continues to grow and impacts millions of lives. Whether the substance use disorder is due to alcohol, cocaine, opioids, or any other illicit drug, the impacts are the same. Relationships, marriages, friendships, and careers are often destroyed, and addiction can threaten one’s physical health and safety. According to Dr. Kima Joy Taylor, […]