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Ketamine: Dissociation Quality Determines Remission

Dissociation quality determines remission for this man.

Transformative remission is inextricably linked to the quality, depth, and degree of dissociation during ketamine infusions. Christopher trudged through the day, listless. He felt dead inside. Just couldn’t work up a care about what happened at the job interview. But practicality — the bills were piling up — drove him to go anyway. He did […]


The FDA accepted a brand new ketamine melancholy drug — right here’s what’s subsequent

For years, ketamine clinics across the country have offered intravenous infusions as a fast-acting treatment for severe depression. But last week, the US Food and Drug Administration approved a version of ketamine, called esketamine, to do the same thing — so what’s the difference and what will this mean for newly interested patients? Ketamine, sometimes […]


The FDA approved a new ketamine depression drug — here’s what’s next

The newly approved drug, esketamine, is one half of the ketamine compound. By Angela Chen@chengela  Mar 11, 2019, 3:45pm EDTIllustration by Alex Castro/The Verge For years, ketamine clinics across the country have offered intravenous infusions as a fast-acting treatment for severe depression. But last week, the US Food and Drug Administration approved a version of ketamine, called esketamine, […]


Esketamine FDA Approval Marks a New Era in Psychiatric Medicine

Esketamine FDA approval ushers in a new era in psychiatric medicine.

Have you heard? In the “ketamine for depression” world we’re all a-buzz. Esketamine nasal spray’s been added to our arsenal to fight refractory depression. This is the first psychiatric medicine of its kind to win FDA approval. A medicine developed in a new brand new direction — glutamate modulation — to stimulate production of BDNF […]


FDA approves new nasal spray medication for treatment-resistant depression; available only at a certified doctor’s office or clinic

For Immediate Release March 5, 2019 Release The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Spravato (esketamine) nasal spray, in conjunction with an oral antidepressant, for the treatment of depression in adults who have tried other antidepressant medicines but have not benefited from them (treatment-resistant depression). Because of the risk of serious adverse outcomes resulting […]


Insomnia and Suicide: Will Treating One Prevent the Other?

This woman fell asleep at work from exhaustion, a sign of insomnia and suicide.

A cause and affect relationship that’s a recipe for profound misery…is there hope? Jarrod turned over. The room was dark except for the light of the clock. 3:45AM glowed brightly in the darkness. Jarrod sighed heavily. It had been 5 hours since he turned off the light. Exhaustion weighed him down like lead. He hadn’t […]


PTSD in Parents: If Your Child is Diagnosed with a Life-Threatening Illness

PTSD in parents after their child is diagnosed with a critical illness can be healed with ketamine treatment.

Your child. Devastating diagnosis. Potentially fatal. The very thought runs chills down your spine. Takes your breath away. You’re paralyzed. We’ve talked in the past about PTSD, and how there are varied events that can cause it. The best known cause is active combat. But many different kinds of traumatic events can lead to post-traumatic-stress-disorder […]


Ketamine Treatment and the Science of Joy

Science of joy resonates with your remission.

Do you trudge or dance ? Trudging through life isn’t reserved for only the sick, the suffering, and the poverty-stricken.  On some level, trudging is part of the routine of daily living for many. Certainly, it isn’t the sentence for every human. But why? Could the reason be hidden in the science of joy…? Or […]


Johnson & Johnson’s nasal spray for depression wins FDA panel backing

(Reuters) – An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday voted in favor of Johnson & Johnson’s experimental nasal spray, which has a compound similar to often-abused ketamine, bringing the drug closer to approval. The panel voted 14-2 in favor of the drug esketamine, developed to treat major depression in patients […]


Building Infrastructure: Love Heals – and Kindness Matters – as You Make a Difference in This World

Building infrastructure: love heals and kindness matters.

Live your life in a way that creates inspiration – and leave a legacy of restoration in your wake. We’ve been talking about how ketamine treatment can help you reach remission, and how your frame of mind, attitude, and the way you react to frustration and hurt can either support your new-found remission, or sabotage […]