New research has indicated that intranasal ketamine is an effective treatment for children who have been admitted to the hospital suffering from a migraine. These findings have been reported in the journal Pediatric Neurology. The study took place at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, … [Read more...] about Intranasal Ketamine Thought to Reduce Pain in Children with Migraines
Why Ketamine May Be Better for Treating Depression compared to ECT
A new study published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research suggests that ketamine may be a better treatment for depression than the more traditional treatment of ECT, or electroconvulsive therapy. ECT; which is also known as electroshock therapy, is a controversial, but provably effective, … [Read more...] about Why Ketamine May Be Better for Treating Depression compared to ECT
How to Manage Stress during the Holiday Season
The holidays are meant to be a joyful time, but for many, the high expectations, numerous family commitments, and reflecting on the pain of the last year, can make this time extremely stressful. Managing this stress so that you can find some joy in the season takes work. Here are some tips for how … [Read more...] about How to Manage Stress during the Holiday Season
Why Ketamine May be a Secret Weapon Against Depression
Ketamine is really beginning to excite the scientific and medical communities. The anesthetic properties of ketamine have long been known about, and ketamine has been used as such since the 1960s. Now, some other properties of ketamine are becoming more well known, including its use for the … [Read more...] about Why Ketamine May be a Secret Weapon Against Depression
New Research from Florida State University Shows Benefits of Using Ketamine for Men
Research from the Florida State University (FSU) is helping medical professionals gain a better understanding of ketamine and the chemical’s benefit potential beyond its traditional use as an anesthetic. A team from FSU has undertaken a study, the results of which could indicate that ketamine may … [Read more...] about New Research from Florida State University Shows Benefits of Using Ketamine for Men
Treatment Resistant Depression – is Ketamine the Ideal Solution?
Depression is a global problem, but it is one that affects the United States in a devastating fashion. Over the course of a year, it is estimated that 16 million adults sadly experience a major depressive episode over the course of any given year. Depression is linked to suicide, of course, and … [Read more...] about Treatment Resistant Depression – is Ketamine the Ideal Solution?