Ketamine Infusions For Major Depression
Depression treatment can take many forms, from lifestyle changes to medications. It can take time for medications to have an effect, the side effects can be intolerable, and sometimes people become treatment resistant. This is where conventional treatments or therapies are not enough to control or manage depression. Ketamine therapy is proving to be a great tool to help provide a quick reset to decrease the need for medications or allow the medications to become effective once more.
A Common Problem
Major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States. About 16 million adults in the United States had at least one major depressive episode in 2016, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.
A major depressive episode is generally considered to be a period of two weeks or longer during which there is either a depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure, and at least four other symptoms, ranging from problems with eating, energy, concentration, and thoughts of suicide.
Major depression is more common among females than males. Those ages 18-25 are most likely to have major depression.
A New Solution
Ketamine Infusion Therapy For Major Depression
There are multiple ways to treat depression, from lifestyle changes to medications. It can take time for medications to have an effect, the side effects can be intolerable, and sometimes people become treatment resistant. This is where conventional treatments or therapies are not enough to control or manage depression. Ketamine therapy is proving to be a great tool to help provide a quick reset to decrease the need for medications or allow the medications to become effective once more. Studies are showing successful response rates greater than 70%. Ketamine remission median is about 18 days so it does require regular treatments. We are happy to work in conjunction with your psychiatrist or psychologist to help in any way we can.
Is Ketamine Treatment Right For Me?
As a first step, we will have you fill out a breif depression evaluation. This will help us know if you qualify for ketmaine infusion therapy. If you do qualify, we can start treatment immediately. We will start with a first infusion, and ketamine often acts within hours or less.
We have you fill out a brief depression evaluation. If you qualify, we will get you in quickly. We want to help you as soon as possible.
We are happy to work in conjunction with your psychiatrist or psychologist to help in any way we can.
Follow Up Treatments
Ketamine remission median is about 18 days so it does require regular treatments.
What is ketamine infusion therapy (KIT) Like?
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