We have talked a lot about Ketamine and its effectiveness in treating depression and chronic pain. We even shared intimate experiences via the diary of a brave client. Because we are continually blown away by Ketamine’s life-changing results, we feel compelled to continue sharing in hopes of helping as many of you as possible and to emphasize the many applications of Ketamine. Not only does Ketamine help with depression and chronic pain, but it’s been found to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as well!
In July, we are a little more aware of and grateful for the men and women who serve our country in the armed forces. As we’re celebrating freedom and liberty and prosperity, it is important to keep in mind the sacrifices these brave individuals make and the lasting effect their service has on them.
1 in 13 people will develop PTSD at some point in their lives. This number is even higher for our veterans who choose to engage trauma to protect the rest of us. The issue has graver consequences than a veteran jumping in response to loud noises or having unsettling dreams. Veterans with PTSD commonly experience suicidal thoughts. Therapy, mindfulness skills, and medications can help but with inconsistent results.
Although we see PTSD in relation to military service members most often, anyone who has experienced a traumatic event can develop PTSD. And unfortunately, unlike the rest of us, Ketamine never got the memo on equality. It does discriminate. Women are twice as likely as men to experience PTSD. 1 in 8 women will develop PTSD.
Recent Studies on PTSD and Ketamine
A study recently published in the journal of American Psychiatry found that 6 Ketamine infusions administered over 2 weeks reduced chronic PTSD symptoms quickly and sustained those improvements for several weeks.
Further clinical studies found that Ketamine infusion therapy reduced PTSD symptoms by 60-100% and also protected against recurrence of PTSD.
How Ketamine Works
Ketamine blocks NMDA receptors to reduce the symptoms of PTSD. Instead of masking the symptoms, this powerhouse actually helps to repair and rewire the brain.
We are passionate about helping you all to make real, lasting improvements in your physical and mental health. Ketamine is just one more way of doing that. If you think Ketamine could help you or someone you love, contact us today!
xoxo Rachel and Ryan