Texas Ketamine Specialists

A Dallas based clinic staffed by a board-certified psychiatrist and anesthesiologist providing ketamine infusions for depression, PTSD and chronic pain.

Ketamine is a medication that has been prescribed to men, women and children for well over 60 years, primarily as an anesthetic. In 2000, medical researchers discovered that ketamine has a powerful effect on depression, especially in patients resistant to typical antidepressant treatment. Physicians have seen powerful and continuous results of ketamine depression treatment over recent years. These

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How Ketamine Works

The science behind ketamine infusion therapy as a treatment for depression and chronic pain continues to evolve. Once a medication for general anesthesia, ketamine has now been shown to lead to significant symptom improvements in just a single dose. If you have treatment-resistant depression, this could be a new option for you. Find out more!

texasketaminespecialists.com How Ketamine Works and Its Remarkable Effects Our moods are shaped in no small part by chemicals in our brains called neurotransmitters: serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine. These chemicals send and regulate signals from one nerve cell to another. Modern antidepressants like Prozac, Zoloft, Lexap...

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Ketamine infusion therapy is an innovative and ground-breaking treatment option for individuals suffering from treatment-resistant depression, anxiety disorders, postpartum mood disorders, PTSD, chronic migraines, fibromyalgia and chronic pain. This safe and effective treatment can help get people on the road to recovery in hours or days – not weeks or months. Are you a candidate? Find out here!

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01/11/2018

Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Depression causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can decrease a person’s ability to function at work and at home. Learn more about this common condition here. http://medilink.us/3fdr

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Surprising Ketamine Side Effects and Anti-Suicide Benefits - The People's Pharmacy

The People’s Pharmacy takes an in-depth look at ketamine’s astonishing side effects and anti-su***de benefits. Please take a moment to read the article here.

peoplespharmacy.com I learned about surprising ketamine side effects from the researcher who first tested it in humans. He had no idea this anesthetic might prevent su***de.

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Our Therapy

For many individuals diagnosed with depression, anxiety, chronic migraines, PTSD or chronic pain, medications and talk therapy are not always effective. There is now relief. Ketamine infusion therapy has been shown to rapidly reduce symptoms in up to 70% of individuals when other treatments fail. Please contact Texas Ketamine Specialists for more information.

texasketaminespecialists.com Our Therapy Our Therapy An Overview of Ketamine Infusions Ketamine is a medication that has been prescribed to men, women and children since the 1960s, primarily as an anesthetic. In 2000, researchers

cnn.com 01/09/2018

WHO to recognize gaming disorder as mental health condition

In 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) includes "gaming disorder" in its list of mental health conditions. The WHO defines the disorder as a "persistent or recurrent" behavior pattern of "sufficient severity to result in significant impairment in personal, family, social, educational, occupational or other important areas of functioning." What do you think about this?

cnn.com In 2018, the World Health Organization will include "gaming disorder" in a list of mental health conditions in the 11th International Classification of Diseases.

01/08/2018

Are you suffering from migraines and your current medications are not helping? There may be relief. Ketamine is a medication that is FDA-approved and has been used as an anesthetic agent for many years. In more recent years, medical professionals have found that ketamine offers fast-acting and long-lasting symptom relief from migraines and can also prevent them from reoccurring. http://medilink.us/vwbu

nimh.nih.gov 01/05/2018

NIMH » 5 Things You Should Know About Stress

Stress is how the brain and body respond to any demand. Every type of demand or stressor, such as exercise, work, school, major life changes or traumatic events, can be stressful. Stress can affect your health in a negative way. It is important to pay attention to how you deal with minor and major stress events so that you know when to seek help.

nimh.nih.gov This factsheet discusses five things to know about stress and how to manage it.

01/02/2018

Neuropathic pain can become so severe that it erodes an individual’s quality of life. Many sufferers no longer enjoy hobbies, athletics or family time and have a difficult time performing work functions. Because of this, treatment is critical. When traditional nerve pain medication options fail, individuals now have a long-lasting and fast-acting treatment option known as ketamine for neuropathic pain treatment. http://medilink.us/lrki

01/01/2018

Happy New Year from Texas Ketamine Specialists! We wish you and your family a happy and healthy 2018!

forbes.com 12/29/2017

Ketamine May Reduce Depression, Suicidal Thoughts Within Hours

Ketamine has assumed a new identity in recent years as a promising antidepressant. And, though research is still under way, it seems to reduce symptoms of depression very quickly, and in people who haven’t been helped by traditional antidepressants.

forbes.com Ketamine, which has shown so much promise for depression in recent years, also seems to help suicidality.

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Too many patients try one conventional antidepressant after another to find they are running out of effective treatment options. If you feel you are on a never-ending path and are losing hope, ketamine infusion therapy may be the ideal treatment for you.

texasketaminespecialists.com Hope. The sooner. The better. Hope. The sooner. The better.

12/25/2017

Dr. Andrea Kim and Dr. Clark Morgan wish you and yours a Merry Christmas!

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Our Difference

What makes Texas Ketamine Specialists different? We are unique in that we’re a partnership between a board-certified psychiatrist and a board-certified anesthesiologist. This means that our patients do not just have a competent and careful doctor administering their infusion. They also benefit from the oversight, understanding and guidance of a highly regarded physician specializing in mental health, all while working closely with a patient’s own psychiatrist or referring therapist.

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healthline.com 12/20/2017

Holiday Depression: Statistics & How to Deal

Depression may occur at any time of the year, but the stress and anxiety during the month of December may cause even those who are usually content to experience loneliness and a lack of fulfillment. Learn more here.

healthline.com Depression may occur at any time of the year, but the stress and anxiety during the holiday season may cause even those who are content to feel down.

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What is ketamine therapy? Ketamine infusion therapy is an innovative, groundbreaking and fast-acting treatment for those affected by bipolar and unipolar depression, anxiety disorders, postpartum mood disorders, PTSD, chronic migraine, fibromyalgia, addiction and pain. Contact Texas Ketamine Specialists today for more information on this treatment option.

texasketaminespecialists.com Hope. The sooner. The better. Hope. The sooner. The better.

npr.org 12/14/2017

Ketamine For Severe Depression: 'How Do You Not Offer This Drug To People?'

A number of studies have found that ketamine can do something no other drug can: it often relieves even suicidal depression in a matter of hours in patients who have not responded to other treatments.

npr.org More and more doctors are offering ketamine, an anesthetic and club drug, to severely depressed patients who haven't responded to other treatments.

healthyplace.com 12/12/2017

Relationship Between Self-Injury and Depression - Self Injury - Abuse | HealthyPlace

Self-injury and depression go hand-in-hand. Self-injury is known by many names, including self-harm, self-mutilation and self-abuse. It may also be referred to by specific ways of self-harm, such as cutting or burning.

healthyplace.com Articles on the relationship between self-injury, self-harm and depression. Get help for self-injury and depression. Find out how.

12/11/2017

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome, now known as complex regional pain syndrome, is a progressive chronic pain condition. RSD is characterized by pain that is constant and very severe accompanied by swelling, extreme sensitivity and skin changes. Unfortunately, there is not a cure for the condition at this time. The overall goal of RSD treatment is to manage the level of pain. Ketamine infusion therapy has been shown to help reduce the painful symptoms of RSD. Find out more here. http://medilink.us/7ee4

nami.org 12/08/2017

Sleep Disorders | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Problems sleeping can be secondary to a mental health condition like depression. Sleep issues can also be a sign of an impending condition such as bipolar disorder. In addition to affecting sleep itself, many medical and mental health conditions can be worsened by sleep-related problems.

nami.org Sleeping disorders can lead to difficulties functioning during the daytime. Read about causes and treatment options.

12/06/2017

Ketamine has significantly added to the treatment options currently available for major depressive disorder, also known as MDD and clinical depression. Individuals who have not responded to traditional antidepressants are typically ideal candidates for ketamine infusions. Learn more here! http://medilink.us/181a

webmd.com 12/04/2017

Ketamine And Depression: FAQ

Major depression affects more than 16 million American adults each year, nearly a third of whom don't find relief from antidepressants and other traditional treatments. The anesthetic ketamine could offer hope for people who don't have other depression treatment options. What is ketamine therapy? Read this Q&A here.

webmd.com Doctors are using ketamine, first approved as a anesthetic, to treat depression.

sciencedaily.com 12/01/2017

Depressed with a chronic disease? Many find antidepressants are not working

Scientists are finding more evidence that commonly prescribed antidepressants aren't effective in people battling both depression and a chronic medical disease, raising a critical question of whether doctors should enact widespread changes in how they treat millions of depressed Americans. Ketamine infusion therapy is noted as an effective treatment option when initial treatment fails.

sciencedaily.com Scientists are finding more evidence that commonly prescribed antidepressants aren't effective in people battling both depression and a chronic medical disease, raising a critical question of whether doctors should enact widespread changes in how they treat millions of depressed Americans.

medicalnewstoday.com 11/28/2017

Study reveals what depression, anxiety look like in the brain

Based on a recent study, people with depression and social anxiety have some common and specific structural abnormalities in their brains that can be spotted in imaging scans.

medicalnewstoday.com MRI brain scans of people with depression and social anxiety show common and specific differences in cortical thickness, compared with healthy people.

11/27/2017

Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is defined as a chronic pain condition that causes intense pain typically in the legs, feet, arms or hands after an injury. Because this condition is ongoing (lasting longer than six months), an effective CRPS treatment is critical in order to help return individuals to a pain-free lifestyle. Texas Ketamine Specialists offers ketamine infusion therapy as a safe, effective and innovative CRPS treatment option when conventional pain methods fail. http://medilink.us/h3ih

11/23/2017

Dr. Andrea Kim and Dr. Clark Morgan wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving!

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How do ketamine infusions work? At its most basic level, ketamine temporarily blocks neurotransmitter receptors in specific areas of the brain responsible for sensory integration, memory and learning. By blocking these pathways, ketamine creates a favorable chemical environment for neuron growth, reducing symptoms associated with certain mood disorders.

texasketaminespecialists.com What kinds of disorders does ketamine treat? Ketamine is useful for the treatment of bipolar and unipolar depression, anxiety disorders, postpartum mood disorders, PTSD, OCD, chronic migraine, fibromyalgia, addiction, and pain. Additional studies have shown that ketamine can rapidly reduce suicidal…

11/20/2017

Even though occasional anxiety is normal and experienced by almost all people at one point or another, consistent anxiety that gets worse over time and interferes with daily life is a huge concern. Individuals suffering from ongoing anxiety no longer have to wait weeks or months for symptom relief. With ketamine infusion therapy, patients can now achieve relief in hours or days. http://medilink.us/mof5

11/17/2017

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder that affects people of all ages and walks of life, and occurs when a person gets caught in a cycle of obsessions and compulsions. What are common obsessions and compulsions? Find out here. http://medilink.us/ft5i

insomnia.net 11/15/2017

Connecting Insomnia and Sleep Disturbances to Depression

Did you know over 80% of people with major depressive disorder also report insomnia symptoms or sleep disturbances?

insomnia.net For a long time now physicians have suspected a close tie between depression and insomnia. Is depression the root cause of insomnia, or is it the other way around?

11/13/2017

It is estimated up to 80% of new mothers experience the “baby blues” a few days after delivery. While these feelings of worry, self-doubt and unhappiness usually go way on their own within a couple weeks, some women’s feelings are unusually intense and last longer. In these women, postpartum depression (PPD) may be the cause. Fortunately, a new treatment option is available to women with PPD – ketamine infusion therapy. http://medilink.us/5eke

11/09/2017

Many people suffering from an anxiety disorder do not enjoy the side effects of medication, and many do not receive symptom relief in a timely manner. For these individuals, there is now an alternative treatment – ketamine therapy for anxiety. http://medilink.us/ps1x

medicalnewstoday.com 11/07/2017

Migraine pain could be eased with ketamine, study finds

A migraine is one of the most common and debilitating conditions in the United States. While there are therapies that can help to manage the extreme pain, not all patients respond. A new study finds that ketamine could offer an alternative treatment.

medicalnewstoday.com Researchers suggest that ketamine may be an effective treatment for migraine among patients who fail to respond to standard therapies.

11/06/2017

Are you wondering if ketamine as a depression treatment will be effective for you? The response rate found in ketamine is groundbreaking! Ketamine infusion therapy has a success rate in improving depression in about 70% of people, which is far more than traditional antidepressants (about 30%). Contact Texas Ketamine Specialists today for more information. http://medilink.us/9eaz

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Ketamine is useful for the treatment of bipolar and unipolar depression, anxiety disorders, postpartum mood disorders, PTSD, OCD, chronic migraines, fibromyalgia, addiction and chronic pain, as well as suicidal thoughts.

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12740 Hillcrest Road, Suite 295
Dallas, TX
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