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Blog Articles

Why Ketamine?

Treatment-resistant depression affects millions of Americans, causing decreased quality of life and interfering with daily living. In recent years, ketamine has emerged as a promising treatment. Here’s how — and why — it works.

Mar 29th, 2021
Break the Stigma about Mental Health

At Avesta Ketamine and Wellness, we fully support efforts to #BreaktheStigma about mental health. At its core, the Break the Stigma effort is rooted in suicide prevention because that is the absolute worst outcome of mental health suffering.

Jan 29th, 2021
Understanding Ketamine and Disassociation

As a trained practitioner and researcher in the field of anesthesia and pain management, I have long understood the benefits of IV ketamine for the treatment of depression, anxiety, PTSD, chronic pain, and other mood disorders.

Dec 16th, 2020
Ketamine Offers New Hope for Treatment Resistant PTSD

Are you wondering how Ketamine offers new hope for treatment resistant PTSD? If you are suffering from PTSD, you have likely heard that you are not alone and while that is true, it probably does not change the fact that you feel alone.

Nov 27th, 2020
Understanding Ketamine: Hope for Anxiety Sufferers

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), “Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year.”

Nov 24th, 2020
Is Ketamine Safe?

Are you wondering if Ketamine IV Infusion treatments for depression, anxiety, PTSD, and chronic pain are safe? It is a valid question and if you are seeking to learn more, it is smart that you are searching for more information.

Jul 21st, 2020
What is Ketamine and How Does it Work?

Wondering what exactly Ketamine is and how it works? You may have heard that Ketamine is available for the treatment of major mood disorders such as depression, PTSD, anxiety as well as chronic pain, but beyond that you may not know much more.

Jul 21st, 2020
Can You Cure Depression?

Are you wondering if there are ways to cure depression? In my 20 years as a practitioner and professor in anesthesia, pain management, and alternative medicine, the proverbial question, "is it possible to get rid of depression" comes up.

Jul 21st, 2020
Does Ketamine Work for Depression?

Are you thinking to yourself, "how does Ketamine work for Depression?" First off all, if you are suffering from Depression, you are not alone.

Jul 21st, 2020
A Better Way to Boost Your Immune System

Are you looking for a better way to boost your immune system as a preventative measure against COVID-19 Coronavirus disease and Influenza? With the onset of the COVID-19 Coronavirus disease and the most recent wave of Influenza cases striking...

Jul 21st, 2020
Ketamine goes mainstream-on CNN!

Dr. Sunjay Gupta, MD, science and physician reporter for CNN just had a very interesting piece on the impact on Ketamine on depression, and suicide.

Oct 15th, 2018
Ketamine Vs Opioids-the fight is on!

On NPR today, there is further research into the mechanism of action of Ketamine, seems as though it also works on the same receptors as the opioids.

Oct 15th, 2018