Category Archive for : ‘ketamine Treatments’

Ketamine Addiction Reality or Myth - ketamine kc - aspkc - apskc - treatments - depression

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October

Ketamine Addiction: Reality or Myth?

As we know; Ketamine was first known as the party drug. It entered the drug scene in the 1980s. Since then, there are rumors about its addiction. It is considered a harmful addictive drug. This belief not only misleads many people but also stop them from seeking help from Ketamine infusion therapy, being their recommended treatment.

Remember there is a difference between being drug addicted and abusing a drug. The term abuse refers to the situation when people start using the drug outside the intended scope. In the past, Ketamine has

Ketamine for Depression

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October

Ketamine for Depression

You must have heard of Ketamine; most likely for its notorious history of abuse as a drug. However, it is now one of the biggest breakthroughs to treat chronic or treatment-resistant depression.

The dissociative anesthetic is now considered as the potential treatment option for treatment-resistant depression. While antidepressants may take several weeks to relieve symptoms, Ketamine works a lot more quickly and shows results within a few minutes.

Also, it lasts longer than medication such as for a week or even more, although the chemical is removed from the body in just

What is Treatment-Resistant Depression - leawood kansas - aspkc - ketamine - tms

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September

What is Treatment-Resistant Depression?

If you know someone who has been treated for depression but the symptoms have not improved, he/she is suffering from treatment-resistant depression. When a person suffers from treatment-resistant depression, antidepressants or standard treatments are not enough.

Features of TRD

Oftentimes, cases of depression where the patient displays some psychotic symptoms like hallucinations or delusion are more likely to fall into treatment-resistant depression. Similarly, another feature of TRD is the longer duration of intense depressive episodes.

Not to mention, patients having more severe or chronic depression, including the ones being suicidal, are more likely

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Ketamine IV Administration and 100% Bioavailability

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August

Ketamine IV Administration and 100% Bioavailability

Any patient who is new to Ketamine therapy must be anxious to know more about its working and how this whole process works!

Patients must know that Ketamine treatment is provided as an outpatient procedure. In other words, there is absolutely no need for lengthy or stressful hospital stays. Also, most of the Ketamine clinics don’t even ask for a referral to treat a new patient.

All they do is to conduct an interview to learn more about the history of the patient so that they can move forward with the treatment.

When

Antidepressants – Are They More Effective Than TMS - ketmaine KC - kansas city mo - leawood ks

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June

Antidepressants – Are They More Effective Than TMS?

The psychiatric medication produces both beneficial as well as frustrating results. The statement is consistent with the STAR*D study. It is a large multi-center study with regards to the treatment of depression. The study was sponsored by the renowned Natural Institute of Mental Health.

This is a definitive study that involved thousands of patients and just one in every three patients was able to reach remission after their first attempt of antidepressant drug. Furthermore, it indicated that with every successive attempt, the rate of response decreased significantly while increasing the probability