Researchers are launching a new trial to look into whether low doses of party drug ketamine can be used to treat alcoholics. The new study is recruiting volunteers to test whether low doses of ketamine help make psychological therapy more effective and prevent alcoholics from relapsing. A pilot study previously found that giving people doses […]
“The ketamine saved my life,” she says from her home. “Every time I think about it, I just want to cry.”
“A reduction of 20% or greater was considered significant.” [Read Full Article Here]
When you’re depressed, literally and figuratively stuck in a dark place, with no desire to get out and experience the world, it feels like time is inching by. Seconds feel like minutes, minutes feel like hours, and hours feel like days. Apparently, though, it’s not just a feeling. It’s a very real perception of time. […]
Learn about how this former NFL football player tackled his depression when traditional drug treatments failed
Are you getting your depression treated? If not then it could be increasing your cardiovascular risk.
So does Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) work for those that are clinically depressed? Take a look at how it changed this man’s life.
By the time she was 61, Martha Rhodes had spent decades battling intractable depression. Diagnosis: treatment-resistant major depressive disorder. She’d tried a variety of medications to no avail; most were ineffective or caused nausea, diarrhea, weight gain and mood swings. During one particularly low evening in 2009, she attempted suicide. And every morning when she […]
Virginia Beach, Va. – Rana Culotta Simpson has suffered from depression most of her adult life. “I would sleep three days, at times 2-3 days not getting out of the bed,” says Culotta. This made it hard for the 35-year-old Peninsula resident to keep her job as a newspaper reporter. “I was socially anxious. I […]
You don’t have to travel to Tampa, TMS treatment is available to patients in located right here in Southwest Florida. Check out this news story for more information.