Ketamine was no better than placebo in treating depression in unique trial

Ketamine was no better than placebo in treating depression in unique trial

New research may complicate our understanding of ketamine as a potential treatment for depression. Research shows that people with depression who were given saline or ketamine before anesthesia for surgery had similar improvements in their symptoms afterward. The findings suggest that at least some of the therapeutic benefits seen with ketamine may be due to … Read more

The doctor who prescribed Maya Kowalski’s ketamine treatment testifies

The doctor who prescribed Maya Kowalski's ketamine treatment testifies

Dr. Anthony Kirkpatrick told the court that Kowalski, 17, was suffering from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. He said she relied on the anesthetic Ketamine to be able to perform basic tasks. He testified in the Kowalski family’s lawsuit against Johns Hopkins Children’s Hospital in Florida The doctor who prescribed ketamine treatments for Maya Kowalski says … Read more

How a Utah woman found relief after decades of depression thanks to ketamine

How a Utah woman found relief after decades of depression thanks to ketamine

Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes Living with depression, anxiety, PTSD, or other mental illnesses is not easy. It can be a real exercise in patience and endurance. Whether it’s been months, years or decades, you may be tired, especially if traditional treatments aren’t effective. ‚ÄúDepression can affect every aspect of life, including relationships with family, … Read more