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Lafayette Native Set to Speak on Ketamine Infusion Therapy at This Year's AANA Conference

Posted by Neuromend Team on Nov 7, 2018 5:51:56 PM

Tracy P. Young, CRNA, MBA, MSNA, will be speaking at the AANA (American Association of Nurse Anesthetists) Practice Leadership Assembly this Friday, November 9th from 12:45 PM to 1:45 PM.

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Topics: Social media and depression

New Study Shows Ketamine May Prove Effective In Treating RA and Fibromyalgia

Posted by Neuromend Team on Oct 29, 2018 1:47:51 PM

RA, the shortened name of rheumatoid arthritis, and fibromyalgia have proven to be difficult ailments to treat. Statistics show that roughly 1.5 million Americans suffer from RA, with nearly three-quarter of those suffering being women. RA also increases the risk of developing fibromyalgia.

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Topics: treatment resistant depression, ketamine infusion therapy for depression, Social media and depression

Starting a Ketamine Clinic: Expectations vs. Reality

Posted by Neuromend Team on Oct 19, 2018 8:08:57 AM

 

When facing a situation that few have done before, there are usually more questions than answers. Ketamine as a treatment for depression, especially TRD, is still in its infancy. Many trials and errors occur in order to produce the desired results. Here at NeuroMend, we have put in over a thousand hours into the research and development of how we use ketamine as an anti-depressant. While opening our own clinic, we have learned a lot. As always, when undertaking a task that few have attempted, expectation often differs from reality. Listed below are a few of our experiences we would like to share with you.

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Topics: treatment resistant depression, ketamine infusion therapy for depression, Social media and depression, Insider

Top Rated Ketamine Clinics: 4 Items To Look For

Posted by Neuromend Team on Sep 24, 2018 9:00:02 AM

 

Table of Contents

1) Medical Qualifications of Practitioner

2) Appropriate Physical and Psychological Screenings of Patients

3) Patient Follow Up

4) Procedures and Protocols Used

 

With the recent surge of ketamine clinics popping up around the country, it can be quite tricky to know which one to choose. Listed below are four criteria that you should be looking for when selecting a ketamine clinic to suit your needs. 

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Topics: ketamine infusion therapy for depression, treatment resistant depression

Ketamine Clinic Surge: Why More Means Better

Posted by Neuromend Team on Sep 13, 2018 5:00:37 AM

Recently there has been a significant surge in ketamine clinics popping up around the country. Ketamine, once known as the popular party drug "Special K," has recently entered the spotlight for its extreme efficacy in treating depression. Contrary to popular belief that these businesses are looking to make a quick dollar, patients dissatisfied with their current anti-depression treatments who are looking for alternative methods are the ones fueling the demand.

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Topics: treatment resistant depression, ketamine infusion therapy for depression

What The Mayo Clinic Is Saying About Ketamine And Depression (Video)

Posted by Neuromend Team on Aug 24, 2018 4:39:20 AM

Dr. Susannah Tye, a researcher within the Mayo Clinic Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, discusses research on optimizing depression treatment with ketamine intervention for patients with treatment-resistant depression.

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Topics: treatment resistant depression, ketamine infusion therapy for depression

Adolescents with Depression: Ketamine Treatments Show Promise

Posted by Neuromend Team on Aug 15, 2018 5:32:38 AM

Young people suffering from treatment-resistant depression (TRD) showed a significant reduction of their symptoms after being administered ketamine infusions, according to a study published in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology.

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Topics: treatment resistant depression, ketamine infusion therapy for depression

Intravenous Ketamine Infusion Protocols for Neuropathic Pain Management

Posted by Neuromend Team on Jul 6, 2018 5:48:39 AM

Protocol Overview

Intravenous ketamine infusions have been used extensively to treat often-intractable neuropathic pain conditions. Because there are many widely divergent ketamine infusion protocols described in the literature, the variation in these protocols presents a challenge for direct comparison of one protocol with another and in discerning an optimal protocol.

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New Mechanism Of Action Shows Ketamine Works In More Ways Than Previously Thought

Posted by Neuromend Team on Jun 22, 2018 1:31:56 PM

A team at the University of Illinois at Chicago has uncovered a new mechanism that helps explain the remarkably rapid, and long-lasting, antidepressant effects of the controversial drug ketamine. The exciting research reveals the drug operates in a similar way to conventional SSRI antidepressants, except is it significantly more effective.

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FDA Data Supports Ketamine Infusions for Depression Therapy

Posted by Neuromend Team on Jun 21, 2018 12:43:30 PM

An analysis of data from the FDA Adverse Events Reporting System (FAERS) supported previous findings that ketamine could be an effective treatment for depression, researchers found.

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Topics: ketamine infusion therapy for depression

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