Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that is characterized by widespread muscle pain, tenderness, and fatigue, as well as difficulties with cognition and memory. According to the National Fibromyalgia Association, this condition affects approximately 10 million people in the United States, with a disproportionate ratio of those affected being women. Fibromyalgia can be a challenging […]
What Is Anxiety? It’s perfectly natural for people to have occasional worry, dread, or nervousness. Your body naturally experiences anxiety in response to any threat, whether it is present or distant. Anxiety symptoms are common responses to stressful events in daily life. Although occasional anxiety is normal, those with an anxiety disorder experience these symptoms […]
You’re experiencing an unfamiliar pain. It doesn’t line up with any illnesses or recent injuries. Certain areas of your skin are painfully sensitive, and the texture is different than you remember. Maybe you’ve noticed accelerated fingernail growth and joint stiffness. What’s going on? You could be experiencing symptoms of complex regional pain syndrome.
Bipolar disorder is a scary, disruptive, and often life-threatening mental illness – characterized by extreme highs and lows in mood. People with bipolar disorder experience periods of mania, during which they feel unusually energetic and upbeat, and periods of depression, during which they feel sad and hopeless.
You enjoy things a particular way. For example, all the canned goods in the pantry must be organized with the label out. Your mouse must be sitting in the very middle of the mousepad whenever you are away from your desk. You must check the stove multiple times before you leave the house to ensure […]
You witnessed something traumatic and now you’re having trouble sleeping. Maybe your thoughts are consumed by the event and now you’ve lost your appetite as well and struggle to eat. This response is normal after seeing a trauma, but if the symptoms persist for months and begin to affect your everyday life, you may have […]
Pain of any sort can be discomforting, leading to even worse medical and mental health issues if left untreated. One of the worst is a type of chronic pain that mostly affects the arms and legs, creating mobility issues that may worsen over time. This is called complex regional pain syndrome.
One of the biggest struggles in helping someone with depression or another mental health issue is recognizing the symptoms. Because symptoms of mood disorders show up in other conditions, it’s hard to get a handle on what’s going on. But there are ways to support someone with a mood disorder.
Depression is a medical problem that millions of people struggle with, often in silence. Those who seek treatment can show improvement over time, but one of the key stumbling blocks is a simple question that many of us refuse to answer: Why don’t people talk about depression?
People have told you that you’re moody and that you’ve been like that your whole life. While you’ve insisted you react with great passion about certain things, you must admit you experience severely high and low moods when least expected. It’s been happening more often, which means you could have bipolar disorder.
Wondering what you need to do to prepare for your upcoming infusion? In this blog post, we provide ketamine infusion instructions for our new patients.
Effective in treating treatment-resistant depression, ketamine is giving some patients another valuable tool in their arsenal against depression and other mood disorders. In this post we’ll review a few of the most common ketamine side effects.
Ketamine clinics seem to be getting a lot of attention lately. Success rates can be in the 70-80% range for treatment of depression and mood disorders, and as high as 90% for some pain disorders. It has the potential to change lives and bring hope to more and more people every day. But how do […]
Remember the youth soccer team – 12 Thai boys and their coach – trapped inside an underground cave in Thailand? Well, they were saved by Ketamine.
In the US, the cost of ketamine infusions have a wide range.Typically ketamine for depression, mood disorders, and other conditions such as PTSD usually cost between $400-$800 per treatment, and is performed as a series of 6 treatments over 2 to 3 weeks.
Ketamine by far is one of the most versatile drugs, being praised by some for it’s chameleon like quality to treat a wide range of disorders. Most recently ketamine is getting attention for its effectiveness in outpatient settings to treat chronic pain.
How Ketamine Affects The Brain; Plus List Of Articles On Ketamine For Depression; 2019 Spring Series
Scientists from around the world are studying ketamine’s antidepressant effects and new research suggests that ketamine can relieve depression. Researchers already knew that ketamine can relieve depression in only a few hours and the effects can last for a week or more. What they are just now learning is that ketamine might temporarily make brain circuits […]
If ketamine isn’t a first-line treatment for depression then why is ketamine therapy for depression so popular?
Two recent studies seem to suggest benefits of ketamine treatment beyond major depression and that it may be helpful with anxiety and substance abuse-related depression.
Recent research suggests that the use of a drug called Ketamine may actually be incredibly effective for those with depression, anxiety, OCD, and PTSD who have not responded to first-line treatments.
We understand that you may have a lot of questions regarding Ketamine infusion therapy, the KWC clinical program, cost and insurance, expected results, etc. Is ketamine right for me? What disorders does ketamine help? How quickly does it work? How long does the improvement last? Do I really need to visit an experienced ketamine infusion therapy clinic?
New Houston Ketamine Clinic is opening to provide safe, monitored ketamine infusion therapy for people who suffer from depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder in a friendly, professional environment.