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Lifestyle Changes to Maximize the Benefits of Ketamine Therapy

Lifestyle Changes to Maximize the Benefits of Ketamine Therapy

Lifestyle Changes to Maximize the Benefits of Ketamine Therapy Ketamine therapy has emerged as a promising treatment option for individuals battling various mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). While ketamine can be a powerful tool in managing these conditions, it is important to recognize that ketamine works most effectively when […]

Ketamine and Psilocybin: Exploring Depression Treatments

Ketamine and Psilocybin: Exploring Depression Treatments

Ketamine and psilocybin are two substances that have been studied for their potential use in the treatment of depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions. While both substances have shown promise in early research, there are some key differences between them.   What are Ketamine and Psilocybin? Ketamine is typically administered intravenously for mental health […]

Comparing Mood and Personality Disorders

Comparing Mood and Personality Disorders

Mood and personality disorders are distinct categories of mental health conditions, each with its own set of characteristics, causes, symptoms, and treatment options.  Let’s break down the differences between mood and personality disorders, provide examples, discuss how they develop, and outline the common symptoms and treatment options for each.    What is a Mood Disorder? […]

Neuroplasticity and Depression: How Ketamine Can Transform Your Brain

Neuroplasticity and Depression: How Ketamine Can Transform Your Brain

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 […]

Opioids versus Ketamine for Chronic Pain Management

Opioids versus Ketamine for Chronic Pain Management

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, […]

Finding Hope: Navigating Suicidal Ideation with IV Ketamine Treatment

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 […]

Elevate Your Mental Wellbeing: 5 Effective Strategies to Support Mental Health

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 […]

5 Myths About Ketamine: Exploring Misconceptions and Misinformation

5 Myths About Ketamine: Exploring Misconceptions and Misinformation

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? […]

6 Challenges with Ketamine Nasal Spray

6 Challenges with Ketamine Nasal Spray

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: Maximizing Therapeutic Efficacy

Bioavailability of Ketamine: Maximizing Therapeutic Efficacy

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: The Best Choice for Ketamine Therapy

Advantages of IV Ketamine: The Best Choice for Ketamine Therapy

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 […]

Preparing for Your First Ketamine Infusion

Preparing for Your First Ketamine Infusion

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 […]

The Powerful Relationship Between Treatment-Resistant Depression and Ketamine

The Powerful Relationship Between Treatment-Resistant Depression and Ketamine

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 […]

Exploring Depression Treatments: Ketamine and SSRIs–A Comprehensive Comparison

Exploring Depression Treatments: Ketamine and SSRIs–A Comprehensive Comparison

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 […]

Ketamine Infusion Therapy & CRPS

Ketamine Infusion Therapy & CRPS

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 & Inflammation

Fibromyalgia & Inflammation

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 […]

Can Anxiety Cause Chest Pain?

Can Anxiety Cause Chest Pain?

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 […]

What Is OCD?

What Is OCD?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a phenomenon that is often portrayed in media channels. People with OCD are frequently regarded as perfectionists who want to arrange their daily tasks in an organized way.

Injuries That May Lead To CRPS

Injuries That May Lead To CRPS

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.

At What Age Does Bipolar Disorder Develop?

At What Age Does Bipolar Disorder Develop?

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.

What Are OCD Compulsions?

What Are OCD Compulsions?

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 […]

What Does PTSD Do To The Brain?

What Does PTSD Do To The Brain?

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 […]

How To Identify a Panic Disorder

How To Identify a Panic Disorder

It’s not uncommon for people to feel anxious from time to time. Maybe there’s a big presentation at work that you’re nervous about, or maybe you’re just feeling stressed out from your everyday life.

Stages of a Migraine

Stages of a Migraine

Migraines are severe and often recurrent headache attacks that can cause pulsing or throbbing pain on one side of the head or the front part of your head. They are accompanied by other symptoms such as vomiting, heightened sensitivity to light and sound, and nausea.

What Are the Stages Of CRPS?

What Are the Stages Of CRPS?

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.

How To Support Someone with A Mood Disorder

How To Support Someone with A Mood Disorder

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.

Ketamine & Neuropathic Pain Management

Ketamine & Neuropathic Pain Management

Neuropathic pain, driven by damaged nerves, affects millions of people – or about 10 percent of U.S. adults over 30. It’s hard to diagnose and treat but managing pain symptoms is possible once you know the symptoms and causes.

Why Don’t People Talk About Depression?

Why Don’t People Talk About Depression?

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? 

Ketamine in Chronic Pain Management

Ketamine in Chronic Pain Management

Chronic pain affects about 20 percent of U.S. adults, but treating it isn’t a losing proposition. A combination of ketamine and other chronic pain management techniques may offer the relief you’re looking for.

Why Don’t People Talk About Bipolar Disorder?

Why Don’t People Talk About Bipolar Disorder?

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.

Top Ketamine Infusion Instructions For New Patients

Top Ketamine Infusion Instructions For New Patients

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.

The Most Common Ketamine Side Effects – KureIV

The Most Common Ketamine Side Effects – KureIV

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.

5 Best Ketamine Clinics In Houston

5 Best Ketamine Clinics In Houston

The interest in ketamine as a treatment for depression and mood disorders has increased the presence of ketamine clinics in cities throughout the nation, and Houston is no exception.

7 Ways To Know If Ketamine Is Right For You

7 Ways To Know If Ketamine Is Right For You

When dealing with a serious diagnosis like depression and other mood disorders, investigating treatment options is vital.

How Do I Choose The Right Ketamine Clinic?

How Do I Choose The Right Ketamine Clinic?

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 […]

This Is How Ketamine Treatment Works At KureIV

This Is How Ketamine Treatment Works At KureIV

Have you ever been hooked up to an IV to receive fluids? Well, intravenous ketamine treatment works similarly, but in a more comfortable setting.

Ketamine Saves Lives; The Thai Boys Trapped In Cave Were Sedated With Ketamine

Ketamine Saves Lives; The Thai Boys Trapped In Cave Were Sedated With Ketamine

Remember the youth soccer team – 12 Thai boys and their coach – trapped inside an underground cave in Thailand? Well, they were saved by Ketamine.

The Cost Of Ketamine Infusions In Houston; KureIV Is Affordable

The Cost Of Ketamine Infusions In Houston; KureIV Is Affordable

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 […]

Ketamine Infusions For Chronic Pain, What You Need To Know

Ketamine Infusions For Chronic Pain, What You Need To Know

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

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 […]

What Makes Ketamine Therapy For Depression So Effective? – KureIV

What Makes Ketamine Therapy For Depression So Effective? – KureIV

If ketamine isn’t a first-line treatment for depression then why is ketamine therapy for depression so popular?

Benefits Of Ketamine Treatment Beyond Depression; Studies Include Anxiety And Addiction

Benefits Of Ketamine Treatment Beyond Depression; Studies Include Anxiety And Addiction

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.

Does Ketamine Work And Will It Work For Me? – KureIV

Does Ketamine Work And Will It Work For Me? – KureIV

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.

10 Important Ketamine Infusion Questions To Ask Any Ketamine Clinic

10 Important Ketamine Infusion Questions To Ask Any Ketamine Clinic

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?

Two Medical Doctors Launch New Houston Ketamine Clinic

Two Medical Doctors Launch New Houston Ketamine 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.