Panic Attack vs Anxiety Attack: Is There A Difference?

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The terms “panic attack” and “anxiety attack” are often used interchangeably, which can lead to confusion about their true meanings and distinctions. While the two share some similarities, they are distinct experiences with different triggers, symptoms, and durations. The Crane Center is here to help you understand these differences for effective management and support.  Is […]

CBD vs THC for Anxiety

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Cannabidiol (CBD) and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are two of the more well-known constituents found in certain species of the plant genus, Cannabis. THC has been studied for many years for its potential therapeutic effects on a wide range of ailments, including anxiety and depression. In more recent years, CBD has also gained ground as a promising […]

Conditions that Mimic or Worsen Anxiety?

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Anxiety can be a crippling condition that manifests in many ways, both psychological and physiological. From aches and pains to stomach upset, plenty of symptoms are synonymous with the disorder. But did you know that there are other medical conditions that can worsen anxiety symptoms or, in some cases, cause them in the first place? […]

Can a Family Doctor Treat Anxiety?

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Family doctors treat a wide range of common ailments. Under certain circumstances, this includes mental health disorders, such as anxiety and depression. Your family doctor will discuss your symptoms with you to determine if they may be related to an underlying physiological condition. If you are having severe or more complicated symptoms, he or she […]

Ketamine for Anxiety

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The use of ketamine for a variety of mood disorders is becoming more widespread, thanks to its demonstrated efficacy in cases where more traditional methods have failed. In particular, there is a growing evidence base to support the use of ketamine in treatment-resistant anxiety disorders, including Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD), Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Obsessive […]

What is Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy?

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Ketamine is a drug approved by the FDA for treatment-resistent depression and acute suicidal ideation. It is also widely used to treat anxiety, PTSD, chronic pain, addiction, and many other mental health disorders. It can be administered intravenously, orally, intramuscularly, or nasally*. Ketamine used in conjunction with psychological counseling is known as Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy […]