Anxiety disorders are mental health conditions that affect roughly 40 million US adults every year. These anxiety disorders represent a significant health challenge, and as such, the quest for effective medical interventions is an ongoing process. Surprisingly, one of the potential weapons in this fight is a medication more commonly associated with anesthesia: ketamine. The […]
By Dr Tasnim Khan, Co-Founder, ShaMynds Healing Center This blog is a first-person story of a woman who struggled deeply with the isolation of postpartum depression and how she overcame her condition with the help of ketamine assisted psychotherapy. My name is Sarah. I always dreamt of becoming a mother. When my baby girl, Emily, […]
Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a severe problem in the United States, with heavy alcohol use causing approximately 95,000 deaths annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Ketamine-assisted psychotherapy helped this pediatric physician and academic excise her own childhood trauma and, finally, understand the power and necessity of integrated care.
Ketamine is certainly making headlines as a groundbreaking treatment for treatment-resistant depression suicidality, PTSD, anxiety, OCD and even chronic pain.
Getting ketamine assisted therapy (KAT) is an investment. We recognize that this is a commitment. Many ask, ‘what is a positive result or outcome from KAT that I should expect with all the time, effort, and money I have spent?’ It’s natural for people ask this question and others. How do I know I am […]
Depression is a common and serious mental health disorder that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think, and how you act. It causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities a person once enjoyed. A persistent case of depression can limit a person’s ability to work and live normally, as […]
Ketamine has been used in medical settings for over 50 years, but its use as a treatment for mental health conditions is relatively new. A growing body of research suggests that ketamine may be effective in treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A 2018 study published in the journal Biological Psychiatry found that a single dose […]
There has been some interesting work in the past few years that actually help explain how the healing effects of ketamine work in the brainThese studies have included measuring actual brain activity in the forms of different waves in the brain. Brainwave activity on an EEG are measured in different waves. Lets learn a little […]
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