Neuroplasticity and Depression: How Ketamine Can Transform Your Brain Introduction In recent years, the world of medicine has witnessed groundbreaking advancements in mental health treatments. One such innovation is the use of ketamine, traditionally known as an anesthetic, to help individuals struggling with conditions like depression, anxiety, and PTSD. But how does ketamine work its […]
Ketamine for Chronic Pain Management Chronic pain is a debilitating condition that affects millions of people worldwide. While opioids have long been the standard treatment for chronic pain, concerns over their safety, potential for addiction, and diminishing effectiveness have led to a search for alternative therapies. Ketamine for chronic pain has emerged as a promising option, […]
Introduction It’s important to talk about our feelings and thoughts, even the difficult ones. Sometimes, people might experience something called “suicidal ideation.” This means they have thoughts about ending their own life. These thoughts can be very serious and can affect anyone, across different age groups, backgrounds, and cultures. In this article, we will explore […]
In today’s fast-paced world, taking care of your mental health has become more crucial than ever. The stresses of daily life, combined with the constant influx of information and responsibilities, can easily take a toll on your emotional and psychological well-being. Fortunately, there are proactive steps you can take to support and enhance your mental […]
In this article, 5 Myths about Ketamine, we will explore the misconceptions and misinformation surrounding ketamine therapy. Diving deeper into its journey from a misunderstood substance to a valuable therapeutic tool, with the potential to improve the lives of countless individuals seeking relief and healing from depression, anxiety, and chronic pain. What is Ketamine therapy? […]
There are many benefits of ketamine nasal spray, also known as intranasal ketamine but there are also challenges with ketamine nasal spray. Some such benefits include ease of administration, non-invasive, and insurance coverage. While it might sound like a great option, there are many factors to consider when you are weighing your Ketamine Therapy options. […]
Bioavailability of Ketamine With its profound impact on mood disorders and pain management, ketamine has emerged as a game-changer in the realm of pharmacology. As research on this unique substance continues to evolve, one crucial aspect that demands attention is the diverse forms of ketamine available and their differing bioavailability profiles. Understanding how the bioavailability […]
Advantages of IV Ketamine KureIV, located in Houston, TX, is a specialized clinic focusing on IV Ketamine Therapy. Our team of providers believe that the advantages of IV Ketamine is the best form of administration because we firmly believe it offers the most effective and beneficial results for Ketamine Therapy. Ketamine, a versatile dissociative anesthetic […]
You have decided that ketamine infusion therapy might be right for you but before you can commit to your first ketamine infusion of the 6 session induction series you should discuss it with your healthcare provider, or you can schedule your free consultation with one of the providers here at KureIV before your first ketamine infusion. There aren’t many […]
Treatment-resistant depression can feel like an impossible feat to overcome, for those who suffer from it. However, emerging research and innovative approaches have paved the way for new possibilities. One such groundbreaking treatment is ketamine therapy, like that offered at KureIV, located in Houston, TX. In this blog post, we will discuss treatment-resistant depression and […]
Ketamine and SSRIs (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) are both used in the treatment of depression. While they can be effective at managing symptoms of depression, there are important differences between Ketamine and SSRIs that might make one more suitable over the other. Deciding which treatment is best for you can be complicated, so it is […]
Chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition that affects the limbs, typically following an injury or surgery. It is a debilitating condition that can significantly impact a person’s quality of life. Traditional treatments, such as physical therapy, medication, and nerve blocks, may provide some relief, but for many people with CRPS, these […]
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 has a wide range, from $400-800; however, at KureIV the cost of ketamine starts at $315 because we want to provide ketamine therapy at a more affordable cost. Typically, ketamine infusions for depression, mood disorders, and other conditions such as PTSD is performed as a series of […]
Chronic Pain and Ketamine Ketamine by far is one of the most versatile drugs, being praised by some for its 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.