KETAMINE FOR DEPRESSION


Oftentimes our blog posts are targeted to those who are suffering from anxiety and depression, but it is also important to educate the family and friends of those who suffer. We get questions from family members and loved ones all the time asking: “What should I do when this happens?” or, “How do I handle it when they do that?” These are great questions that are easy to answer, but oftentimes hard to approach in a way that helps the...

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Depression is one of the most prevalent mental health disorders in the United States. There are about 16.2 million adults in the U.S. who suffer from depression and/or have had a severe episode of depression during their lifetime. More surprisingly, however, is that about 37% of those people never seek treatment! Why? Many of them may not know the severity of their struggles, or be aware of the various treatment options that are...

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Do you feel “on edge” or “on guard” all the time? Are your emotions in a constant state of flux, and your fight-or-flight responses seem a bit out of control? If so, you may be suffering from a severe anxiety disorder. Don’t brush these off as normal responses to every day stress, because when these emotions affect your daily function there is cause for concern. Anxiety is the most common mental health disorder in the U.S., but there...

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Are you worried about your teenager because they seem to be steering away from you and all their friends, sleeping all day, or having serious mood swings? They may be suffering from more than just teenage life problems and the occasional bad mood; it could be depression. Depressive symptoms, if left untreated, can develop into a life-threatening disorder. When we face stress and difficult obstacles as young adults, it may carry...

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The media attention surrounding ketamine clinics has been rapidly increasing over the past few years, and its reputation as a “wonder drug” has resulted in skyrocketing popularity and a surge of ketamine clinics opening across the country. Previously known to the world as the party drug “Special K,” and also used in hospitals as an anesthetic and acute pain management solution, ketamine is now being widely researched for its ability...

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The impact of depression and anxiety, to those who are suffering, is immediately apparent: lack of interest in hobbies they once loved, fatigue, changes in appetite, overwhelming sadness, an inability to engage in even the most basic daily tasks…and the list goes on. However, depression and anxiety affect more than just a person’s mental health—a new study shows that the long-term physical health implications of depression and anxiety...

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The amount of people in the United States who are suffering from depression is growing rapidly, and as one of leading ketamine clinics in Boston we have personally seen the detrimental impact that this disorder can have on patients and their loved ones. The pain of depression hinders individuals from performing daily chores and can cause them avoid various responsibilities, like letting the laundry pile high, ignoring personal...

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If you’re anything like us, then you feel like winter came to the Northeast much too abruptly this year. Snow before Thanksgiving, and daily temperatures hovering in the 30s—what happened to those long, lingering autumn days we used to be able to enjoy well into November? Maybe it is time to pull our puffy coats out of the attic, wrap ourselves snugly in scarves, and stock up on hot cocoa so no snow day will find us unprepared. But...

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