Ketamine Therapy

Ketamine Therapy

If you struggle with ongoing pain, depression, anxiety, substance abuse disorders, or other mental health conditions, consider ketamine therapy at YOURx Health in The Woodlands, Texas. The skilled wellness team offers this service as part of a holistic treatment that improves the way you feel physically and mentally. To learn more, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

In high doses, ketamine is used as an anesthetic during surgical procedures. However, in lower doses, ketamine provides a variety of health and wellness benefits.

YOURx Health offers it when other treatments haven’t worked to relieve mental health struggles or chronic pain. Your provider offers ketamine IV infusions.

The exact way ketamine therapy works to relieve unpleasant symptoms isn’t entirely clear. It may bind to specific receptors in your brain, increasing neurotransmitters and neuron pathways. This, in turn, affects your cognition, thought patterns, and mood.

Ketamine therapy may also reduce inflammation linked with some mood disorders.

Your YOURx Health specialist could recommend you undergo ketamine therapy if you struggle with:
  • Ongoing pain
  • Substance abuse disorders
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • End-of-life distress
You may be a candidate for ketamine therapy if your condition hasn’t improved after trying other treatments.
To determine if ketamine therapy is the right treatment for you, experts at YOURx Health discuss your symptoms and medical history. They may complete a psychiatric assessment, physical exam, and lab testing if needed to diagnose your condition and treat it properly.
During ketamine therapy, you relax in a comfortable chair. You may use a nasal spray or receive ketamine transfusions into your bloodstream via a tiny needle. The length of time each treatment lasts varies based on your individual needs and your desired outcome.

You may feel better immediately after ketamine infusions, with more improvements in how you feel physically and mentally over time. Because ketamine may have addictive properties for some people, your specialist closely monitors you during your treatment.

They may recommend periodic ketamine infusions spaced apart over time to give you long-lasting results. The YOURx Health team makes changes to ketamine treatment plans if needed.

To learn more about ketamine therapy and find out if it’s the right treatment for you, call the YOURx Health office or book an appointment online today.

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