Ketamine Treatment for Depression and Anxiety
For quicker relief from depression and chronic pain, contact us today! We will schedule an evaluation to see if this is the right treatment for you.
Care and Compassion
Depression, anxiety, chronic pain, and many other psychiatric disorders often have a stigma to them. We treat everyone with respect and compassion because we know how drained and misunderstood they often are. We create a safe and comfortable environment for our patients.
Innovative Treatment for Mental Health
Ketamine is the best therapy/treatment for depression, anxiety, and chronic pain in Florida. We review the latest research to achieve the best outcomes for top quality treatment.
What is Ketamine Treatment?
Ketamine is a safe anesthetic agent approved by the FDA since the 1960s and since then thousands of hospitals around the world have used this innovative treatment. It is on the List of Essential Medicines by the World Health Organization due to its safety and efficiency.
Since it was first identified as antidepressant in the 1990's, Ketamine has been shown to help relieve the symptoms of depression.
Randomized controlled trials have shown rapid mood improvement and a decrease in suicidal tendencies compared to people receiving placebo or other drugs.
How does Ketamine Treatment for Depression Work?
As a treatment for depression, ketamine stops the NMDA receptor instead of impeding serotonin-norepinephrine/dopamine intake.
Ketamine depression treatment lets the brain start fixing and controlling the chemicals that trigger depression.
How will I or Where to Receive Ketamine Treatment Destin Florida?
Intranasal ketamine is one of the ways The Crane Center Florida works with patients in need of this type of treatment. We also have intramuscular options. Your doctor will work with you to determine which route of administration may be most effective.
Ketamine therapy must be delivered in a healthcare environment where patients will be observed for up to two hours.
Is Ketamine Treatment right for me?
Ketamine treatment for depression is available for adults 18 and over who suffer moderate to severe depression and who have not thrived in traditional therapies for depression.
In addition to evaluating your medical history and lab tests, our thorough review will make sure ketamine therapy is the appropriate treatment for you.
Ketamine treatment dosages for depression are significantly lower and relatively safer than the anesthesia dosages.
However, the risks are changes to your blood pressure and heart rate, which we will closely monitor during treatment.
We will also watch for any long-term risks including urinary symptoms, cognitive impairment (long-term use), and substance disorders.