The Resurgence of Psychedelics in Medicine
There has been a flurry of articles in the media recently touting the successful use of psychedelics in medicine. Tim Ferriss, the New-York Times bestselling author, blogger, and angel investor, whose podcast has over 200 million downloads, recently interviewed Michael Pollan about his new book on the emerging science of psychedelics in what Ferriss dubbed...
Ketamine Infusions Provide Effective Relief for Severe Chronic Headache
Medical research is revealing more and more applications for ketamine, the old drug being used in new ways. Just as with Treatment Resistant Depression, where ketamine provides relief in 80% of patients, it is also often successful at relieving intractable headache pain. Indeed, the term “Treatment-Resistant Headache” could be used for the millions of women...
New Insight Into How Ketamine Works in Depression
Ketamine exerts an initial antidepressant effect by blocking the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR), and the ketamine metabolite hydroxynorketamine (HNK) may extend the duration of the effect. The findings could lead to the development of safer alternatives. more… (registration required)
Techies Are Using Ketamine to Fight Their Depression
Sean Spencer is a pretty successful entrepreneur in LA’s startup community but he also struggles with depression, so he uses ketamine to help with his lows.
Inside the Los Angeles Clinic That Uses Ketamine to Treat Depression
Depression is all too common, especially among people in the tech sector. That’s why denizens of Silicon Beach have been flocking to a local clinic that offers a radical alternative when standard treatments fall short. more…