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.

The Sad Truth about Antidepressants

The Sad Truth about Antidepressants

We see a lot of patients with chronic disease in clinic. Most of our patients have depression as well, that they attribute to their chronic disease. We are not psychiatrists, and don’t manage antidepressants, but we do have to be aware of side effects and potentially dangerous drug interactions with medications we may prescribe or… Continue reading The Sad Truth about Antidepressants

Ketamine and Suicide: How an anesthetic, once used recreationally is breaking the mold and saving lives. Could this be the cure for depression you’ve been looking for?

Ketamine and Suicide

Suicide. It’s not a dirty word. But you’ve likely heard it spoken more times than you’d like. You may have even uttered those words yourself in the depths of despair? Known someone close to you, who experienced suicidal thoughts? Perhaps you’ve even supported someone going through a deep and dark depression, feeling lost and broken. Feeling as though it was their only escape.

Post Concussion Syndrome, PTSD, and Neuro Inflammation: Is there a Link?

Post Concussion Syndrome, PTSD, and Neuro Inflammation Is there a Link

Injuries to the head are very common, unfortunately.  From athletes of all ages, work place accidents, fender benders, and head butts from grandchildren while rough housing, I have seen all sorts of head injuries that resulted in a stereotypical constellation of symptoms in my neurology practice.