“Recent data suggest that ketamine, given intravenously, might be the most important breakthrough in antidepressant treatment in decades.”
- Thomas Insel
Former Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
If you are visiting this website, you or someone you love are most likely dealing with a Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) that has not responded to other medication. Many of you will have tried several SSRIs, SNRIs, Tricyclic or MAOI antidepressants, or even antipsychotic medications. Some of you have undergone ECT and/or TMS with no significant improvement. Chances are that you can no longer function effectively at home, work or school, and find even small tasks — like showering or getting out of bed — insurmountable.
What you are feeling is not simply the short-lived result of one of life’s disappointments.
Severe depression, or MDD, is something quite different, and is more likely associated with feelings of intense sadness, low self-worth, and even thoughts of self-harm or suicide.
This is where NY Ketamine Infusions can help. Numerous studies at world-renowned institutions and 9 years worth of treatment experience in our offices show that safe, low-dose ketamine infusions alleviate suffering in over 70% of patients. And unlike other anti-depressant medication, which can take 6-8 weeks to take effect, ketamine can begin to work quickly, sometimes after just one or two treatments. Nearly 4,000 patients thus far have experienced some form of relief from Dr. Brooks’ unique, next-level protocols and compassionate, personalized care.
Depression and severe generalized anxiety can be devastating, but there is hope. For 7 years, NY Ketamine Infusions has been treating the most severe cases of depression and anxiety with low-dose ketamine infusions — with tremendous, often life-saving, success!
Citing a recent study, Cleveland Clinic noted that “Within 24 hours of receiving ketamine, 70 percent of patients with treatment-resistant depression saw an improvement in symptoms.” As a result, they designated ketamine One of The Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2017.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression affects 1 in 15 adults (6.7%) annually and roughly 16.6% at some point in their life.
Common symptoms include:
Loss of interest or pleasure in activities once enjoyed
Changes in appetite
Trouble sleeping or sleeping too much
Loss of energy / increased fatigue
Increase in purposeless physical activity like hand-wringing or pacing, or slowed movements and speech
Feeling worthless or guilty
Difficulty thinking, concentrating or making decisions
Thoughts of death or suicide
Anxiety disorders also respond well to ketamine infusion therapy. Generalized anxiety is often brought on by stress and trauma and can lead to feelings of panic, heart palpitations, nausea, loss of appetite, or even a fear of dying. If you experience symptoms for a period of six months or more, you should seek a diagnosis for generalized anxiety or panic disorder.
Anxiety disorders should always be treated in order to avoid worsening of symptoms or related disorders, such as depression.
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