Depression

Treating Mood Disorders: Is the Key Hidden in the CSF?

No Wonder Treatment Resistance Has Been Such a Mystery! Clue: Look in the Cerebral Spinal Fluid! A man in his forties, Greg had never experienced life without depression. Treating mood disorders didn’t seem to be his psychiatrist’s forte. (Oh boy…) At least not in his case. Every accomplishment, every failure, struggled for expression beneath the […]

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Ketamine Restores Brain Circuitry Damaged by Depression – FAST

Ketamine restores brain circuitry to bring joy to depressed people.

In a world where things go wrong and people get sick, every once in awhile something comes along that makes things right again. I’m talking about something that’s so dramatic in its solutions we’re tempted to call it a “miracle.”  But we won’t. We’ll call it a game-changer. Because IV ketamine treatment is changing history. […]

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Behind the Buzz: How Ketamine Changes the Depressed Patient’s Brain

The anesthetic-cum-party drug restores the ability to make connections among brain cells. The Food and Drug Administration’s approval last month of a depression treatment based on ketamine generated headlines, in part, because the drug represents a completely new approach for dealing with a condition the World Health Organisation has labelled the leading cause of disability […]

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Cerebral Folate Deficiency and Its Impact on Treatment-Resistance

Man thinks alone on cold silent shore may have cerebral folate deficiency.

“If I see far, it’s that I stand on the shoulders of giants.” If you find yourself feeling alone and forgotten in your symptoms, feeling that there’s no one who really cares, please let me emphasize that there are hundreds, even thousands, of neuroscience researchers, medical doctors with PhDs, biochemists, psychopharmacologists, and psychiatrists who have […]

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Ketamine May Relieve Depression By Repairing Damaged Brain Circuits

Ketamine appears to restore faulty connections between brain cells, according to research performed in mice. The anesthetic ketamine can relieve depression in hours and keep it at bay for a week or more. Now scientists have found hints about how ketamine works in the brain. In mice, the drug appears to quickly improve the functioning […]

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RESILIENCE! It’s the New Buzzword Among People with Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Reslience! it's the buzzword that people with psychiatric disorders are talking about.

Too much screen time? Let yourself have 2 more minutes of it right now: because if you’ve been tooling around reading anything related to mood disorders or anxiety disorders, IV ketamine, and other advanced treatments, you’ve probably noticed that there’s buzz about resilience. Because of the world that has opened up since IV ketamine began […]

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Misinformation about Esketamine (Spravato) and IV Ketamine

Misinformation about esketamine (Spravato) discourages patients from receiving treatment.

They’re different, but each can bring relief to those who suffer. As word gets out that esketamine intranasal spray has been approved by the FDA, the internet is rippling with articles, posts, interviews, newsclips and press releases about ketamine — IV ketamine, esketamine, and ketamine nasal spray. And — online forums and meeting places are […]

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