Ketamine – The Most Powerful Treatment For Depression Yet Invented
Ketamine continues to gain recognition, by both lay public and medical professionals, as a remarkably effective antidepressant, with minimal side effects and a much faster onset time compared to traditional antidepressants. These differences are explained by Ketamine’s mechanisms of action, which are multiple. The most important is by correcting the glutaminergic dysregulation seen in major...
End The Stigma!
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper did a masterful remake of “A Star is Born”, now in theaters. We highly recommend it! The issues of mental health and drug addiction are more timely than ever. Also, see Lady Gaga’s op-ed at lady-gaga-op-ed-on-suicide-and-mental-health. END THE STIGMA!
New Psychology Today article on Ketamine
The current edition of Psychology Today has a (mostly accurate) article about the revolutionary success ketamine has in treating depression and PTSD. We applaud their raising public awareness about the fact that ketamine removes suicidality within hours, and that it works overall in about 70 percent of patients who have not gotten adequate relief from...
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.