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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. What is […]

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. There are two main types of bipolar disorder; […]

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. But what if your anxiety is so constant and overwhelming that it’s impacting your ability to live a normal life? You […]

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. Migraines are a widespread problem, affecting an estimated 1 in […]

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. What is CRPS? Complex […]

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. What Is 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. What Is Neuropathic Pain? Neuropathic pain is often described as a shooting or burning pain. It […]

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?  What is Depression? “Depression (major depressive disorder) is […]

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. What is Chronic Pain? According to the experts at Johns Hopkins, “Chronic pain is long-standing pain that persists beyond the usual recovery […]

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. What Is Bipolar […]

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. If you are a new patient to KureIV, you will be required to complete a few documents and bring them with you to your first appointment. All patients will be […]

Here Are The Most Common Ketamine Side Effects – KureIV

Here Are 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. For some researchers and clinicians, ketamine has shed its past image as a hallucinogenic recreational party drug, and is […]

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. Best Ketamine Clinics in Houston In the Houston area the options are plentiful, as clinics are embracing ketamine as a breakthrough drug effective as an antidepressant […]

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. If contemplating intravenous ketamine as a clinical approach to treating stubborn depression, here are a seven things to consider before starting the IV drip. 1 – Understand your history of depression Although it is not generally suitable for […]

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. Setting In order to achieve the right effect, ketamine must be administered precisely. The ketamine entering your bloodstream needs to be delivered at a carefully controlled rate. It’s often administered in […]

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. In the summer of 2018, a local Thai soccer team, consisting of 12 boys and a coach, rode their bikes to the mouth of the Tham Luang cave, entered […]

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 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 itself is only one of the costs the clinic has to […]

Ketamine Infusions For Chronic Pain, What You Need To Know

Ketamine Infusions For Chronic Pain, What You Need To Know

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. Similar to its use for treatment resistant depression, ketamine is being used to address […]

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? To start, depression is extremely common in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that between 2013 and 2016 approximately 10% of women and 6% of men (8% of American adults aged 20 and up) have […]

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. Now, researchers are becoming able to pinpoint the exact dose for each individual patient, and then work with the patient to increase the rate of success and even lengthen the […]

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. What is Ketamine and how does Ketamine work? Ketamine is a categorized as a “dissociative anesthetic,”. On the street, it is commonly known as […]

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? These are all important questions. Read through […]

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. Located near the West Houston Medical Center, KureIV is opening it’s first ketamine infusion therapy clinic to provide ketamine treatments and ketamine infusion therapy […]