Let's Talk Depression

Summer Depression: Sadness When the Sun is Out

Posted by Neuromend Team on Jul 30, 2019 4:11:14 PM

 

Since setting goals for the new year, you've looked forward to taking steps to implement change and make this year the best yet. Now, midway through the summer, those goals have fallen by the wayside and you're no further on the progression track of life than you were six months to a year ago. This realization can be overwhelming.

How did you fall so far off course when you were so determined such a short period ago?

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Topics: Social media and depression, treatment resistant depression, Spravato, esketamine

Neuromend Executive Director Brings Awareness To Local Event

Posted by Neuromend Team on Jan 31, 2019 8:42:44 AM

 

When: Saturday, February 9th from 10 am to 3 pm

Where: Cajun Harley Davidson in Scott, LA


This year at the Jeep Show and Shine Gumbo Cookoff , Neuromend's own Allen Green will be speaking on the success that their clinic has experienced treating patients with treatment-resistant depression and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) as well as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD).

Not many people have heard of CRPS and RSD, but to those diagnosed with it, they know it and its symptoms all too well.

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Topics: Insider, Social media and depression

4 Reasons You Might Have the Holiday Blues and What You Can Do About Them

Posted by Neuromend Team on Nov 29, 2018 1:40:38 PM

Article Summary:

1) Social Media

2) Work is Stressing You Out

3) The Pressures of Gift Giving

4) Something or Someone is Missing

 

Well, it's that time of year again.

The smell of pumpkin spice is in the air, sappy movies have us wondering why we can't find our lover to kiss under the mistletoe, and the family debate has begun on where everyone will be getting together to open presents.

The holidays have clearly crept up on us yet again. December is known to be a time for giving gifts, throwing parties, and visiting family.

It is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, right?

Then why do so many of us dread this season and the blues it brings with it?

These reasons may be a few of the culprits.

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

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

Scrolling For Happiness: Does Social Media Use Cause Depression?

Posted by Maria Menard, LCSW, ACHP-SW, RYT-200 on Mar 30, 2017 11:38:27 AM

When All Else Fails, Stare at Your Phone...Right!? 

You know that if you would quit smoking, start exercising three days a week, make plans with a friend, keep a gratitude journal, and start eating healthier, you’d be happier, right? You also should “Breathe, and let it go” and know that “Dark days don’t linger for long,” like those Instagram posts tagged #happiness read.

But Then You Feel Worse

There you are, lying in bed, scrolling aimlessly through your phone and wishing you did not need to go to the bathroom because you don’t even have the energy to sit up. You slept 8.5 hours last night, like most nights, yet you don’t feel rested. In fact, you’re exhausted, and there’s zero desire inside of you to get up for class, for work, for breakfast. The new antidepressant your doctor started you on five weeks ago hasn’t made a difference, and you are so sick of changing medications.

Additional reading: SSRIs vs Ketamine Infusions: Everything You Need To Know

So, you continue to scroll through Facebook, looking at pictures of couples smiling, one friend’s weight loss before/after shots, another’s motivational quote for the day, and a shared Bible verse on the importance of having faith. ‘Faith in what!?,’ you ask aloud, and force yourself to roll out of bed, feeling worse about your pathetic life than you did an hour ago.

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

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