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Could Ketamine Therapy Ease Your Chronic Pain?

2nd February 2023
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As breakthrough discoveries regarding the efficacy of ketamine therapy for a vast and diverse set of health issues continue making headlines, interest in ketamine is at an all-time high. While patients living with debilitating conditions like PTSD, C-PTSD, treatment-resistant depression, OCD and even addiction are finding relief through ketamine, it isn’t solely effective for mental health issues. Patients suffering from chronic pain are also showing remarkable relief. … Continue reading

The Most Important New Year’s Resolution: Meaningful Recovery

12th January 2023
Los Angeles CA Doctor that Provides Ketamine Treatments

Living with conditions like chronic pain, depression, anxiety and PTSD can take a dramatic toll on your quality of life. Managing the symptoms can often feel like a full-time job, especially if you’re compliant with medication plans that keep changing when you and your doctors aren’t seeing results. Maybe it’s time to think outside the box, to explore proven, safe options with the potential to have a real and meaningful impact on your life. Ketamine therapy can be just that option. … Continue reading

Busting Common Ketamine Therapy Myths

7th December 2022
Depressed teenage girl during depression treatment consultation

If you’re just beginning to consider ketamine therapy for a health condition, it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. Despite being on the World Health Organization’s list of essential medicines and in wide use throughout the world since the 1960s, myths about ketamine are rampant. Because ketamine therapy has shown so much promise in providing relief from symptoms, patients may struggle to manage for years or even decades and it is important to dispel as many of those myths as possible. … Continue reading

How Does Ketamine Help with Addiction?

21st September 2022
Medical Interview

Substance addiction is a serious health problem in the U.S. From legal substances such as alcohol and nicotine to illegal use of opiates and other street drugs, millions of individuals fight substance addiction, which can impact their health, relationships, career and overall wellness. Ketamine therapy has helped many people struggling with substance addiction finally overcome their dependence on their drug of choice.

Ketamine and the Addicted Brain

Substance addiction begins in the brain. Over time, the brain creates conditioned responses to addictive substances. This over-stimulated response can trigger cravings for opiates, alcohol, nicotine and other addictive substances. Certain neurotransmitters in the brain are affected by addicted substances, such as NDMA antagonists like glutamate.
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Improve Mental Health with Ketamine Therapy and Psychotherapy

15th August 2022
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If you are suffering from a mental health condition, reaching out for help can be difficult. Engaging with a psychotherapist can provide you with tools to address depression, anxiety, and intrusive thoughts. When you couple this treatment with ketamine therapy, there are even greater benefits.

Ketamine therapy is a controlled treatment in a safe environment. Patients will feel relaxed and have support from specialists in Anesthesiology. This treatment complements the sessions you spend with a psychotherapist.
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Chronic Pain that Resists Traditional Treatments

24th July 2022
A woman suffering from cervical pain.

If you suffer from a chronic pain condition, the symptoms can become excruciating. Depending on the nature of your condition, you may need a range of treatments to achieve relief. However, some chronic pain conditions are resistant to medications and other interventions.

Conditions include osteoarthritis, migraines, and Regional Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD). You may also suffer from mental health problems resulting from your primary symptoms. When pain management is no longer working, it is time to seek alternative solutions.
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Ketamine May Prevent Intrusive Thoughts from Controlling Your Life

7th June 2022
Depressed woman suffering from suffer from intrusive thoughts sitting on a coach.

Do you suffer from intrusive thoughts? Some mental health conditions, such as OCD and anxiety disorders, can result in repetitive thoughts that are involuntary in nature. If your life is dominated by negative compulsions or notions, ketamine may offer relief.

It is currently unclear how exactly ketamine works. The most compelling evidence suggests that the drug affects receptors in the brain. A ketamine infusion has been shown to reduce or eliminate intrusive thoughts, allowing the patient to live a normal life.
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Ketamine Treatment Can Help You Get Through an Opiate Withdrawal

10th May 2022
Opiod Pills

Around 36 million people worldwide abuse opioids. It is an epidemic in the USA. While there are drugs that can help treat withdrawal (like methadone and suboxone), they are still opioids and, therefore, bear the risk of abuse.

However, ketamine therapy is an opioid-free, viable option to ease the withdrawal process. It is not a treatment for substance abuse but an aid to help one get over it and lessen the pain of the journey.
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