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KureIV Offers the Best Ketamine Infusion Treatment for OCD in Houston

“OCD affects 1.0% of the US population – that’s more than 2 million adults across the country.”

Anxiety and Depression Association of America, ADAA

An estimated 2.2 million adults are affected by obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) each year. This disorder usually first appears in childhood or early adulthood and commonly co-occurs with anxiety and/or mood disorders.

What Is OCD?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder known for its intrusive thoughts, known as obsessions, that lead a person to perform ritualistic behaviors, known as compulsions.

While most people occasionally experience these thoughts or compulsions, if they interfere with your daily life, you likely have OCD. The symptoms vary from person-to-person, but generally fall into the following subtypes:

  • Contamination Obsession with Washing and Cleaning Compulsions
  • Harm Obsessions with Checking Compulsions
  • Obsessions without Visible Compulsions
  • Hoarding

Although OCD can make daily life seem hopeless, know that the symptoms of OCD can be managed with medication. New treatments like ketamine infusions can help you find the relief that antidepressants did not bring you.

Ketamine Infusions for OCD

Low-dose ketamine infusion may be valuable for patients with OCD who have not found relief from antidepressants. In a recent study, ketamine was shown to have an immediate benefit for relieving treatment-resistant anxiety disorders like OCD, with relief for up to seven days.

Glutamate, a widely distributed neurotransmitter, can mediate stress responses and the making of traumatic memories. Ketamine is a glutamate N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonist with antidepressant and anti-anxiety properties.

Ketamine-mediated brain pattern changes appear to occur within a matter of hours after ketamine is administered, as opposed to classical antidepressants, which may take weeks or months to manifest and start working.

Ketamine treatments for OCD work faster than other treatment options.

If you or someone you love is suffering from OCD, we encourage you to reach out to KureIV to learn more about our low-dose ketamine infusion treatments.

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Rates start at $350 per 1 hour infusion in the Houston Area.

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