A new story popped up on NPR this morning, titled “From Chaos To Calm: A Life Changed By Ketamine”, which examines Ketamine therapy from the perspective of a Depression patient in New York City.
You perform routine maintenance on your car, even if everything is running smoothly. Well, the same basic concept applies to those utilizing Ketamine Infusion Therapy to treat debilitating conditions of Depression and/or Chronic Pain.
Many of the conditions we treat here at Ketamine Wellness Centers are what we call “hidden afflictions” because they can be disguised, to some extent, to the outside world.
When you are in pain, you seek relief. If relief is not coming, you seek to numb the pain by any means possible. Drugs and alcohol offer that numbing, but can come at a tremendous cost. Are you or a loved one stuck in the “use / get treatment / can’t stay sober / relapse” cycle? How can you be one of the few who get clean and stay clean?
Growing up I was asked countless times “What’s wrong?” or “Why are you sad?”. How does a child or adolescent explain that nothing is wrong, but everything is wrong? How do they explain they don’t have an explanation for their sadness, they just know they don’t want to be here anymore? I knew I had all these great things in life to be happy for, but I still felt miserable inside.
Kayla, Patient Care Liaison at KWC, offers some strategies and talking points for getting your insurance company to cover at least a portion of Ketamine Infusion Treatments for Depression.
Traditional medications merely dull pain signals in the brain. Low-dose Ketamine Infusions actually reboots your neurotransmitters. Immediate and sustained relief from chronic pain is possible through a tailored wellness plan that includes Ketamine Infusion Therapy. Here’s how it works.
We have established a treatment process that has a proven, consistent benefit. We have performed over 10,000 infusions and this experience has taught us the key elements that make the difference between success and failure. We know what works.
Ketamine Infusion Therapy is slowly becoming more mainstream in the public. Less well known is Ketamine’s effectiveness in treating several pain syndromes, including migraine headaches.
Why would Ketamine Infusion Therapy work for Depression when my traditional Antidepressants (SSRI/SNRI) don’t? We break it down here in less than 2 minutes. Ketamine has shown tremendous results in helping relieve the symptoms of depression since it’s antidepressant potential was first identified in the 1990’s. Ketamine Infusion Therapy helps treat the symptoms of depression…