3 Things We Learned from the American Society of Ketamine Physicians’ Conference

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The American Society of Ketamine Physicians (ASKP) convened on 19-21 September at the Gaylord Rocky Mountain Resort in Denver, Colorado. The American Society of Ketamine Physicians (ASKP) convened on 19-21 September at the Gaylord Rocky Mountain Resort in Denver, Colorado. The excitement of the crowd sparkled, at ASKP’s national conference, almost as much as the […]

5 Things to Consider Before Your Next Booster

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The ketamine experience for mood disorders and pain syndrome treatment will vary from person to person and session to session. Additive to a person’s biology, non-pharmacological factors such as physical, mental, social, and environmental play a role. We don’t recommend trying to control or prepare for every single contributory element before, during, or after a […]

What to Bring to a Therapeutic Ketamine Infusion Session

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In the treatment of mood disorders and chronic pain, low-dose ketamine infusions induce short-term psychogenic and dissociative side effects that can be predictive of an effective and sustained relief outcome.1 With that knowledge, we emphasize the importance of one’s mindset and physical environment, known as “set and setting”. Based on patient feedback and our clinical […]

The Ketamine Journey & Labor Land

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I’ve had an incredible opening of Alchemy Wellness, working with ketamine clients over the past three months.  When I tell people in my network I haven’t seen in a while, their reactions are often confused. “Wait–weren’t you going to school for women’s health?  How did you end up in ketamine?” On the surface, that may […]

Five Myths You’ve Probably Heard About Ketamine – Debunked

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Five Myths You’ve Probably Heard About Ketamine – Debunked Just like taylor swift, ketamine has a big reputation. So, we’re separating fact from fiction. Myth 1: Ketamine is a horse tranquilizer. This statement is only partially true. Ketamine was developed in 1962 to be used in both humans and animals for anesthesia. It is not […]

Intravenous vs intranasal ketamine — Is there a difference?

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Intravenous vs intranasal ketamine — Is there a difference? With the new arrival of FDA approved intranasal (IN) esketamine, one may ask why do we need intravenous (IV) ketamine? We’ve created a matchup for better understanding of the benefits of IV over IN. Contender – intranasal ketamine Convenience: It is much easier to spray into […]

The Ketamine Guide

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A Comprehensive Resource To Learn More About Intravenous Ketamine In The Treatment Of Mood Disorders And Pain Syndromes. Ketamine For Restorative Relief While ketamine is not a new medication, for many people its usage for relief from mood disorders (depression, anxiety, PTSD) and chronic pain may seem experimental. For over fifty years, ketamine has been […]