Ketamine infusions Treatment for Depression in Chattanooga, TN
Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the U.S. Current research suggests that depression is caused by a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors.
Ketamine for Depression Relief
Understanding more about this mental health condition helps you or your loved one get the treatment that is necessary to enjoy a more positive sense of mental wellbeing.
Common Signs of Depression
Are Ketamine Infusions safe & effective?
What Is Ketamine?
What Is the Primary Benefit of Ketamine
The brain optimization stimulated by Ketamine Infusion Therapy creates a neuroplastic environment in the brain where you have the ability to reprogram your unconscious emotional and physical responses to an experience or environment. This happens primarily in the 10-14 days following the Stabilization Phase, but it can continue with the support of periodic boosters to maintain plasticity.
How does Ketamine Help With Depression?
- New imaging technologies have enhanced our understanding of how the brain communicates and how mood disorders manifest in the brain. We are now able to address the “mechanical” issues which produce feelings of depression. This approach differs from the initial understanding that depression is only a result of a chemical imbalance in the brain.
- As a result of the chemical imbalance theory (add hyperlink), medications have long been utilized to manipulate neurotransmitters in the brain with the goal of improving neuronal (brain cell) communication. This approach yields limited results. Think of the neurotransmitters as cars and the neurons (brain cells) as roads. Nearly all antidepressant medications are designed to add cars to the road, but the roads are closed.
- Neurotherapy functions like a catalyst, triggering a process of self-optimization in the brain. It stimulates the growth of new, undifferentiated neurons and assists neurons with limited communication ability, which we now understand to be the source of the depressive symptoms, to reawaken and communicate optimally.
- These poorly communicating neurons we are repairing are known as neuronal lesions. While depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder, and OCD are symptoms, the neuronal lesions which inhibit communication in the brain are the disease. These lesions (areas of poor communication) develop in response to traumatic events and prolonged periods of anxiety. Non-trauma related lesions typically manifest during puberty but have the ability to appear at any time throughout the lifespan.
Why doesn’t Scenic City Neurotherapy offer Ketamine-assisted psychotherapy?
Why don’t we offer take-home ketamine?
Is Ketamine addictive?
What if your provider is opposed to Ketamine Infusion Therapy?
What makes our process better?
Are you ready to address the root cause of depression?
We can help relieve depression
Battling depression can be difficult, especially with so many antidepressants on the market. Ketamine treatment provides fast, effective relief of depression symptoms. If you or a loved one is searching for depression treatment in Chattanooga, we can help.