Do you ever feel nervous, restless, or a sense of danger? Do you avoid certain situations that may trigger these feelings? Anxiety affects nearly 30% of adults at some point in their lives but is treatable. There are numerous subcategories of anxiety that include Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Panic Disorder (PD), and Social Anxiety Disorder.
Have you lost interest in activites you once found enjoyable? Found it difficult to clearly think or concentrate? Do you spend most of your day feeling sad or in a depressed mood? Depression affects 1 in every 15 adults in the United States. Treatment-resistant depression has been heavily studied in ketamine trials with many reporting improvements. To be diagnosed with treatment-resistant depression, two trials of different medication need to be administered without improvement.
Have you witnessed or been a victim to a traumatic event that has caused flashbacks, nightmares, anxiety, or avoidance of external reminders? Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder affects over 7.5 million adults in the United States. This disorder affects women 5x more than men. It develops when a person experiences a traumatic, shocking, or dangerous event. PTSD may have a delayed onset, but early treatment is best.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder affects over 2 million people in the United States. It can be described as having obsessive thoughts and compulsions to act on these thoughts. It is common to have additional disorders at the same time as OCD. During consult, together we can create a plan that may include conventional medications or ketamine treatments.