Spring Center of Hope Blog and NewsStories about the Spring Center of Hope, ketamine infusion and relief from depression and pain.
The FDA approved a new nasal spray medication for treatment-resistant depression called Spravato, trade name for Esketamine on March 5, 2019. We’ve had many inquiries about the medication at our practice and I thought it would be beneficial to all of you to share the...read more
Ketamine therapy is not just a passing fad in the treatment of depression, suicidal thoughts, PTSD and other mental health issues. Each week continues to bring more studies to support the breakthrough use of this time-honored drug. Ketamine has been in use over 50...read more
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), a severe mood disorder, is characterized by mental health and physical symptoms in the week before the onset of menstruation and affects millions of women worldwide[i]. It is a much more intense form of PMS. Emotional and mood...read more
After trying and failing multiple medications for depression, PTSD or suicidal thoughts, ketamine therapy promises to be a beacon for help. It is an entirely different medicinal approach for rewiring the brain and relieving debilitating symptoms. Ketamine helps build...read more
There is one thing almost all ketamine therapy patients have in common: they are taking daily medications to manage their condition. Ketamine therapy is growing in popularity for the treatment of mood disorders, such as depression, anxiety, PTSD and suicidal...read more
About Anxiety Anxiety is a hot topic among social media. This is not surprising considering anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the United States each year. Sadly, less than 40% receive treatment, according to the ADAA (Anxiety and Depression Association of...read more
Mental Health and Teens: Why Ketamine May Be an Option The Statistics The numbers are staggering. 20% of teens age 13-18 have a mental health condition. 50% of cases of mental illness begin by age 14. 90% of those dead by suicide had an underlying mental illness. 8-10...read more
What does mental illness look like? Is it the man standing on the street corner talking to himself? Is it the woman huddled on the couch all day, or the prisoner pacing his small cell? Let us refocus. What if it is your extroverted coworker, or your son’s energetic...read more
The term Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) has much deeper meaning than many of us may realize. It is not uncommon to hear it casually used in daily conversation, often as a joke. True OCD patients suffer out of proportion to what the public can see or...read more
Ketamine is well known for decades to relieve acute pain in the emergency room, operating room, on the battlefield and in the burn unit. Now, scientists are explaining how it helps with chronic neuropathic pain. Neuropathic pain is essentially pain that arises from a...read more
There is an urgent need to treat those suffering from suicidal thoughts and attempts. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention provides up-to-date, startling statistics for the US and individual states. Reported annual completed suicides now hover at over...read more
“More than 70% of adults worldwide experience a traumatic event at some time in their lives, and 31% experience four or more events.” Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurs anywhere from 1.3% to 12.2% in a lifetime. This depends on the country and people that...read more
The burden of depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and suicide are extreme and well documented. The National Institute of Health predicts depression will be the 2nd leading cause of disability in Western nations in the next 20 years. Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of...read more
Are you suffering from any of these debilitating conditions?
- Treatment resistant depression
- Suicidal Ideations
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
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