If you are new to functional medicine, you may be wondering what it is all about. Functional medicine is a branch of medicine that focuses on identifying and treating the root causes of disease, rather than just the symptoms. This approach is different from traditional medicine, which typically relies on prescription drugs and surgery [...]
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WellCentric Health in Reno, Nevada prides itself on providing safe, effective intravenous (IV) ketamine therapy that is administered by experienced medical professionals. We have seen the positive impact that ketamine therapy can have on people suffering from mental health problems, including depression and PTSD. Our goal is to help every patient get the most [...]
Ketamine Therapy is a rapidly growing treatment for individuals suffering from various types of mental health conditions. Treatments have repeatedly proven to significantly reduce the symptoms of mental illness for many people, often times more quickly and with less side effects than more traditional methods. Unfortunately, despite its positive results, ketamine therapy is not officially [...]
A recent article regarding the link between chronic inflammation and depression has been published by BMC Medicine. The article explores, “the role of inflammation and oxidative and nitrosative stress as possible mediators of known environmental risk factors in depression, and discusses potential implications of these findings.” In summary, a range of factors including psychosocial [...]
A very interesting article about the link between Serotonin and Depression has recently been published on Medscape. In summary, new research has shown that the link between low serotonin levels and depression are not as correlated as once assumed. This could potentially have a major impact on the way depression is treated, considering most [...]
Find the original article, How 988 Will Transform America's Mental Health HERE. In 2020, 45,979 Americans died by suicide, making suicide the 12th leading cause of death in the US. Additionally in 2020, there were an estimated 1.20 million suicide attempts. These numbers are tragic, but expected to improve as America takes a huge [...]
Ketamine has been shown to be an effective treatment for depression and anxiety, with studies conducted at Yale and the National Institutes of Mental Health showing that a single low dose can improve symptoms within just a few hours. Ketamine can also help with moodiness, hopelessness, decreased concentration, low self-esteem, impaired sleep, decreased sexual [...]
A study by Oregon State University last year found that people’s perception of stress and aging play a role in their physical health. You might be aware of the consequences of stress on your physical health; prolonged stress can worsen existing ailments as well as create new ones. Cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, stroke, [...]
Scientists sometimes refer to our gut as our second brain, and for good reason. Although it’s not capable of thought or reasoning like the one in our head (based on what we know so far) it’s composed of an entire network of neurons that control autonomic functions in our body like digestion and local [...]
Anxiety and anxiety disorders are extremely common. However, while anxiety can be normal in stressful situations, an anxiety disorder affects one’s physical, emotional, and mental health much more seriously and is more impactful–even crippling. Oftentimes, those with an anxiety disorder find daily tasks difficult and allow the fear and worry they experience to control [...]