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Ketamine for Depression, Anxiety and Mood Disorders 

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"You can't change the beginning, but you can start where you are andChange the Ending."
-CS Lewis
About Ketamine
For 50 years, ketamine has been used to 
safely start and maintain anesthesia- in 
medical and in veterinary clinics. In recent years, ketamine has been revered for its revolutionary ability to successfully treat depression, anxiety and many common mood disorders off-label. 
 
 
 
Is Ketamine right for me?
 
Ketamine for Depression
Treatment

"One likely target for ketamine is NMDA receptors in the brain. By binding to these receptors, ketamine appears to increase the amount of a neurotransmitter called glutamate in the spaces between neurons. Glutamate then activates connections in another receptor, called the AMPA receptor..."

Ketamine for Anxiety
Treatment

"“This is a game changer,” says John Krystal, MD, chief psychiatrist at Yale Medicine. The drug works differently than those used previously, he notes, calling ketamine “the anti-medication” medication. When you take ketamine, it triggers reactions in your cortex that enable brain connections to regrow..."

Ketamine for PTSD
Treatment

"Ketamine-mediated synaptic plasticity changes appear to occur within a matter of hours after ketamine administration. “The current thinking is that eventually, 6 to 12 weeks after initiating treatment with traditional antidepressants, dendritic growth and increased synaptic connections occur but with ketamine, these can occur within 24 hours of the infusion,” Dr Masand said..."

Ketamine for OCD
Treatment

"Patients reported dramatic decreases in their obsessive-compulsive symptoms midway through the 40-minute infusion, according to the study. The diminished symptoms lasted throughout the following week in half of the patients. Most striking were comments by the patients quoted in the study: “I tried to have OCD thoughts, but I couldn’t...” 

Ketamine for
Treatment
Bi-polar

"40 minutes after receiving ketamine, their depressive symptoms lessened significantly. This improvement remained significant through day 3. The drug-difference effect size was largest on day 2. In some cases, patients experienced relief up to a week after one ketamine infusion. 71%  of the subjects responded to ketamine..."

Ketamine for Suicide 

"The trial enrolled 18 patients with acute suicidal ideation who required hospitilization. Patients were randomly assigned to receive either intravenous ketamine or a saline placebo. After 90 minutes of infusion, 88% of the ketamine group had achieved remission of suicidal ideation compared with 33% of the placebo group..." 

 
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