PTSD

Ketamine for PTSD

Fast & Efficient PTSD Treatment in Kennewick, WA

About 6 out of every 100 people (or 6% of the population) will have PTSD at some point in their lives. About 12 million adults in the U.S. have PTSD during a given year. This is only a small portion of those who have gone through a trauma. – National Center for PTSD

Ketamine infusion therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can offer relief from many PTSD signs and symptoms, including anxiety, lonesomeness, and lack of interest in enjoyable activities. Managing PTSD with ketamine works rapidly since it is administrated intravenously– a number of patients observe a big difference in just a couple of hours.

Ketamine Brings New Hope

Ketamine infusion therapy is bringing new hope to so many who have not had success with previous PTSD treatment plans. Ketamine has been analyzed and proven as being efficient in helping with a variety of anxiety conditions.

Best of all, ketamine works fast to provide almost instant relief for many with PTSD. No more waiting months to feel better. Contact Tri-Cities Infusion And Wellness Clinic today to learn more about the best PTSD treatment in Kennewick, WA.

What Are The Symptoms of PTSD?

Everybody’s journey with PTSD is varied. Not all people who have PTSD will encounter the exact same symptoms. Below are some of the most common symptoms of PTSD.

  • Avoidance
  • Behavior Changes
  • Mood Swings
  • Irritability or angry outbursts

How Does Ketamine Help With PTSD?

Scientists believe that ketamine infusions help PTSD symptoms by rapidly boosting the activity of glutamate, a neurotransmitter inside the brain’s frontal cortex, while also allowing new pathways to form in the same area.

This is remarkably different from conventional anxiety treatments, which initially boost serotonin activity levels in several different areas of the brain to then ultimately affect glutamate. This process can take weeks or even months, while ketamine infusions can provide rapid relief from PTSD symptoms.

The Ketamine Infusion Experience

During treatment, we go above and beyond to make sure all of our patients feel as comfortable as possible in their own private rooms. Infusions typically last 45-60 minutes for mood disorders, while chronic pain conditions like require a larger dose.

A number of our patients refer to a “dissociative” effect, and most of our patients respond positively to this sensation. In many cases, this disassociation effect is what aids with your treatment and delivers a positive response to ketamine therapy.

These are all ordinary components of the treatment. You will always remain in a safe atmosphere with our team there to monitor you and be readily available during your infusion.

What Are The Side Effects of Ketamine Treatment?

As a new treatment option for anxiety, ketamine does have a few minor side effects. These can include a dream-like feeling, disrupted vision, lightheadedness, nausea, or some slight anxious feelings after treatment.

Ketamine is an FDA-approved medication utilized in “off-label” use for infusion therapy. Off-label use indicates that it is a treatment that the FDA did not initially authorize. The FDA approves prescription medications only for specific uses, but most medications at some point develop off-label uses as a result of the clinical experience that develops with time.

Ketamine may cause a slight elevation in heart rate and blood pressure.

Take The First Step Today

Are you sick and tired of feeling sick and tired? We are ready to help you take back control of your life and help you live it to the fullest.

Contact our experts today at Tri-Cities Infusion and Wellness Clinic and learn more about how ketamine can help with your PTSD Treatment.

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