IV Ketamine | Utah Stem Cells

What can Ketamine treat?

Ketamine can treat depression, anxiety, PTSD, OCD, Bipolar Disorder and chronic pain.

How does it work?

Ketamine alters multiple neuromodulators in the brain producing antidepressant, hypnotic and analgesic benefits. One important neurotransmitter affected is glutamate, which plays a large role in facilitating learning and memory. By altering glutamate, ketamine can block off learned thought patterns and behaviors while simultaneously creating a new pathway. This allows the mind to overcome triggers that send the mind into a spiraling thought process.

FAQ

Many patients have shown significant improvement, even after little to no improvement with other treatments.

Most patients notice a gradual improvement overtime, although some effects can take place immediately.

You will experience a mild dissociation from the body and increased sensitivity to light and sound. Ultimately everyone’s experience is different. Ketamine can help facilitate emotional healing by addressing conflict. If these experiences make you uncomfortable, it is important to remember that you are in a safe place and this treatment is temporary. This is why Ketamine treatments can be referred to as a workout for the brain. Although it might not always be a pleasant experience, it will be beneficial.

After the infusion, it is common to feel tired.  Some patients experience nausea afterwards. There are no long term side effects of ketamine.