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KETAMINE THERAPY RESOURCES

Below is a featured selection of news articles and other valuable resources to help you understand ketamine therapy and how it has been used recently as a treatment for severe depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The nature of ketamine infusion therapy is under constant research, and is frequently written about, both in the mass media and in scientific journals. For scientific research resources, please visit our How It Works page.

Ketamine for Alcoholism and Addiction

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Ketamine for Alcoholism and Addiction

OOvercoming substance abuse is really hard.  In fact, on average, 40-60% of those who pursue sobriety relapse. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 19.7 million American adults battled a substance use disorder in 2017. From those, nearly 74% of them struggled with alcohol abuse. 38% of those adults battled illicit drug use. While there is debate over what causes addiction—genetics, environment, personal choices—the solution for it remains the same: in-patient care for severe cases, regular psychotherapy...

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How to Help Friends & Family Who Struggle with Anxiety & Depression

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How to Help Friends & Family Who Struggle with Anxiety & 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 individual who is suffering. As a result of these questions coming up so often, we have developed a list of...

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Healthy Habits for a Happier Future: Could Exercise Prevent the Development of Depression?

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Healthy Habits for a Happier Future: Could Exercise Prevent the Development of Depression?

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 available. Antidepressant medications, talk therapy, and ketamine infusions are all effective methods for...

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Suffering from Anxiety? Avoid These 5 Things…

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Suffering from Anxiety? Avoid These 5 Things…

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 is hope because it is treatable. However, of the 40 million people in the United States who suffer from...

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Happy Memories & How to Become Resilient to Stress & Depression During Adolescence

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Happy Memories & How to Become Resilient to Stress & Depression During Adolescence

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 negatively into our future. About 20 percent of teens suffer from depression before they reach adulthood, and 30...

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Ketamine for Depression: Top 5 Things You Should Know

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Ketamine for Depression: Top 5 Things You Should Know

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 to treat depression. There are controversial opinions around its use, but as a leading ketamine clinic we have...

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Depression & Anxiety: Not Just Mental Health Disorders

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Depression & Anxiety: Not Just Mental Health Disorders

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 could be as bad as those caused by obesity or smoking. We’re not talking about the common physical...

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Ketamine for Depression: One of the Top Mental Health Discoveries of 2018

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Ketamine for Depression: One of the Top Mental Health Discoveries of 2018

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 hygiene, or not showing up to the office just because they can’t muster up the strength to leave the house. They need...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder: How to Beat the Winter Blues

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Seasonal Affective Disorder: How to Beat the Winter Blues

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 maybe it’s also time to keep an eye out for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Seasonal affective disorder is a...

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Ketamine for Depression: The Link Between Ketamine, Inflammation & Depression

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Ketamine for Depression: The Link Between Ketamine, Inflammation & Depression

Ketamine for depression is effective for a number of reasons: it “cleans out” G-proteins in the brain, enabling healthy neural connections to start firing again; it blocks NDMA receptors, which have long been associated with depression; and now, a new study shows that ketamine’s anti-inflammatory properties may have something to do with its miraculous ability to treat severe depression. The role of inflammation in depressed patients—specifically, whether treating inflammation alone is enough to alleviate depressive symptoms—has only been...

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