The Stress of a Pandemic

The Stress of a Pandemic

Fear and anxiety about a new disease and its repercussions can cause overwhelming emotional responses to the people affected.  In the case of CoVID-19, we are ALL affected. Our way of life, our freedom, our daily functions, really it’s been everything.  Social distancing and other public health actions are necessary to reduce the spread of… Continue reading The Stress of a Pandemic

Taking Care of our Mental Health By the RevIVe Wellness and Ketamine Team

Taking Care of our Mental Health By the RevIVe Wellness and Ketamine Team

Is 2020 over yet? Well, we are more than halfway to 2021 thankfully, and it probably can’t come sooner our mental health may just depend on it. The riots made us forget about COVID-19 for about a week, and with phase 3 underway, it’s refreshing to see more people walking around and eating outside. Just remember, social distancing should still be practiced and PLEASE let’s continue to wear a mask.

PTSD Increases Stroke Risk in Young People By: Danny Park, MD

PTSD Increases Stroke Risk in Young People by Danny Park, MD

Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is unfortunately a very common mental health disorder. People can develop flashbacks, insomnia, anxiety, etc after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event. If these feelings last more than a few months, you may have post-traumatic stress disorder1 and it may be time to seek help.

Increasing Depression in the setting of COVID-19

Increasing Depression in the setting of COVID-19

Coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19, is a viral disease that originated in China. Symptoms include fever, shortness of breath, body aches, and cough. The USA has passed 5600 deaths and has over 236,000 cases1, with the USA having the most reported cases in the world. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading US infectious disease expert, has predicted the coronavirus can kill as many as 200,000 Americans.2

Why are we so scared of the new Coronavirus? By Danny Park, MD

Why are we so scared of the new Coronavirus?

With all the hysteria regarding this new invasive virus, it is hard to know what is true and what is simply hysteria. So many things are closing, including schools, extracurricular activities, concerts, and sporting events. Products are running low in stores, such as toilet paper, canned goods, hand sanitizer, and cleaning supplies.

Potential Treatment of Neurodegenerative disorders: Antioxidants

Potential Treatment of Neurodegenerative disorders: Antioxidants

Neurodegenerative disorders are abundant but treatments are far and few between. These disorders are highly associated with the detrimental effects of reactive oxygen species from oxidative stress. Oxidative stress is the imbalance of the creation and elimination of reactive oxygen species or free radicals that results in damage to cells, organs, and the body. The… Continue reading Potential Treatment of Neurodegenerative disorders: Antioxidants

Why Does Ketamine Work for Depression and Other Mood Disorders?

Why Does Ketamine Work for Depression and Other Mood Disorders?

When an individual suffers from depression, chronic pain, and other related illnesses it may be beneficial to receive ketamine infusion treatments.  This therapy is considered an alternative based treatment to traditional medications with long-lasting side effects.