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Treating the Toughest Cases of Depression and Brain Illness

Who is Eligible for Ketamine Therapy?

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Being eligible for ketamine therapy treatment is ultimately up to your prescribing doctor. If you meet certain criteria, a conversation about a treatment plan will begin. No two patients are the same and we treat you as an individual at the Neuroscience Center. 

By opening an honest dialogue about the problems you’ve been facing, will make the process that much more effective. We are here to listen and learn about what specific disorders you may be battling and decide how we will diagnose and treat them. 

Is Ketamine Treatment Right for You?

In the past, the first line of defense against mood disorders such as depression was SSRIs. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors work by blocking serotonin from being reabsorbed by neurons. However, this form of medication often does not work for patients. Sometimes having negative side-effects or no effect at all. 

This is referred to as Treatment-Resistant Depression (TRD). These people find themselves being bounced around from one type of SSRI to another until they often feel hopeless. Ketamine is showing great promise in treating TRD using a different modality in the brain than SSRIs. 

Does this sound familiar to you? If so, reaching out for a consultation could prove beneficial to your mental health. Ketamine doesn’t have to be a difficult regimen of dosing and its effects have been shown to last for multiple weeks in some patients. Relieving people of this daily burden is another positive effect of ketamine. 

What mood disorders has Ketamine been used for?

  • TRD Treatment-Resistant Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder OCD
  • Anxiety Disorder

Ketamine continues to be studied in multiple capacities within the mental health field. And the findings have the science community buzzing. Whether it is yourself or a loved one that struggles with any of these disorders. Research here at Neurosciencecenter.com to learn more. 

To find out if you are eligible, schedule the consultation. If you decide it is right for you and our skilled staff believes it will help. We will walk you through the process and be with you on the journey to recovery. 

Ketamine’s Fast-Acting Relief

A group that benefits immensely from ketamine’s ability to work quickly is those with suicidal ideation. While other anti-depressants can take weeks to know if they have a positive outcome. The effects of ketamine have been shown to lower suicidal thoughts for those in a bad place, and often quickly. While no medication is a miracle worker, for people in these desperate times it has been shown to pull them back from the brink of destruction. 

Especially with suicide rates at an all-time high, treatments that can work efficiently are becoming more paramount to find. 

Are you ready to Seek Help?

If you have tried many different treatments with little or no success, or have been diagnosed with Treatment-Resistant Depression give us a call at 847-236-9310. Our talented staff will seek out the best treatment options for you and guide you along a journey to a more fulfilled life. There’s no better time than today to take control of your mental health. 

Melanie

Melanie

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