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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For six years now, life has been really good for James. He has a great job as the creative director of an advertising firm in New York City. He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.
Whether you are just now considering Ketamine Infusions for Depression or you have already reaped the positive effects from them, cost can be a huge factor. It can be frustrating to finally find something that works for your Treatment Resistant Depression that insurance may not cover. At Neuromend Infusion Center, one of our goals is to get everyone who can benefit from this treatment helped without cost being a deterrent.
Identifying the way in which ketamine rapidly alleviates treatment resistant depression could pave way for new generation of treatments.