Comparing Ketamine Therapy to Traditional Treatments

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If you are running out of solutions for dealing with pain or mental health issues, ketamine therapy could help. For most sufferers of pain and mental health problems, traditional treatments and therapies provide answers. However, there comes a time when an alternative approach is needed.

3 Positive Effects of Ketamine Treatment

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If you are struggling with chronic pain, depression, anxiety or mood disorders, finding the right treatment can be a challenge. Ketamine treatment can be an effective solution when other options fail. Here are the three main positive effects you may receive from ketamine treatment.

How Does Ketamine Help with Addiction?

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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… Continue reading

Improve Mental Health with Ketamine Therapy and Psychotherapy

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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.… Continue reading

Chronic Pain that Resists Traditional Treatments

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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… Continue reading

Ketamine May Prevent Intrusive Thoughts from Controlling Your Life

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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… Continue reading

Ketamine Treatment Can Help You Get Through an Opiate Withdrawal

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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… Continue reading

What to Expect from Ketamine Therapy

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Despite being one of the most widely used anesthetics in the world and being deemed an “essential medicine” by the World Health Organization since 1985, many people do not have first-hand experience with ketamine therapy. This lack of experience, along with some common misconceptions, can discourage many who would be ideal candidates from pursuing potentially… Continue reading

How Ketamine Therapy Could Treat Alcohol Addiction

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Overcoming alcohol addiction is extremely challenging and requires dedication, strength and a clear mind. Many people turn to Alcoholics Anonymous, but that doesn’t work for everyone; even rehab and medications meant to discourage drinking don’t always help. Ketamine can help people fighting alcohol addiction with their recovery to reclaim their freedom from alcohol. Dr. David… Continue reading

Breakthroughs in PTSD Symptom Management

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Surviving or witnessing a traumatic experience can sometimes feel like only half the battle, with the rest fought every day trying to adjust to a new normal. Living with post-traumatic stress disorder can be overwhelming, and symptom management can be very difficult. Delayed symptom onset or a delayed diagnosis can further complicate matters, making every… Continue reading