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Sniffing at a new solution, Novel drugs for depression. (Nasal Ketamine)

Sniffing at a new solution Novel drugs for depression, The Economist

A new generation of drugs could change the way depression is treated. It started out as LY110141. Its inventor, Eli Lilly, was not sure what to do with it. Eventually the company found that it seemed to make depressed people happier. So, with much publicity and clever branding, Prozac was born. Prozac would transform the … Read more

US Ketamine Clinics Continue to Mushroom With No Regulation

Medscape

October 20, 2017 — Editor’s note: This article has been updated from its previous versions. The seemingly ever-expanding business of off-label ketamine infusion therapy for treatment-resistant depression (TRD), along with a host of other conditions, appears to be unchecked by any regulatory or legislative oversight ― raising both ethical and safety concerns among clinicians and … Read more

TIME Mag Ketamine article, New Hope for Depression

Time Magazine Ketamine, depression article. 2017

© Copyright Time Magazine 2017 Every week, when Ian Hanley sits down with his therapist, he goes through a list of depression treatments he’s been researching online. The best-known treatments at the top of the list–half a dozen antidepressants and known combinations of those drugs–are all crossed out. “My therapist says he’s never had this … Read more

What does Ketamine therapy cost?

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A lot, and lets hope it come down soon, esp with few insurance companies covering “ketamine infusions”. Here is some page info I found online. I’m deliberately NOT disclosing the provider, but you can easily “GOOGLE IT” using common google search phrases, see below. how much, cost, fees, “ketamine treatment” OR “ketamine infusion” OR “ketamine … Read more

7 foods that ramp up Depression

(Plus Alternatives That Boost Morale) We’ve all heard it said that eating your fruits and vegetables does a body good. We have even heard mention of certain foods that give a great boost to mood and energy. On the flip side of things, we know which ones are Debbie Downers when it comes to going … Read more

‘Special K’ finds market as costly off-label option to treat mental disorders

med.stanford.edu

As research shows that the hallucinogen is a potentially powerful treatment for intractable mental disorders, and academics continue to debate its safety, private clinics across the country offer the drug to patients now. Geuris “Jerry” Rivas, a native of New York, was diagnosed with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder when he was 15. Obsessions with organizing and … Read more

Interested in Precision Medicine? Join this pilot program.

There is no one in the world like you. So, why do you often receive the same care as everyone else? Today, scientists don’t know enough about how your genes, environment, family history, and lifestyle contribute to your health. When they learn more, treatments won’t have to be the same for everybody. And we need … Read more

Local news review the Dbsa Wellness Tracker

DBSA Wellness Tracker

CHICAGO (WLS) — We use apps on our phones for just about everything, but can an app make you feel better, sleep more or calm down? The potential for smartphone therapy is enormous, doctors say. Dbsa Wellness Tracker, from Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. Every year, 20 percent of Americans have symptoms of depression or … Read more

Swab of your DNA can help doctors prescribe the best for meds for Mood disorders

Genesight Psychotropic Sample Report

The GeneSight Psychotropic laboratory developed a test that analyzes how your genes affect the way your body may respond to FDA-approved medicines commonly prescribed to treat depression, anxiety, bipolar disease, schizophrenia or other behavioral health conditions. Treatments can involve much trial and error when it comes to medications, as not everyone responds the same way … Read more