The Impact of Metabolic Health on Mood Disorders

2024-05-06T18:58:06-07:00

At WellCentric Health in Reno, NV, we recognize that a healthy mind begins with a healthy body. We notice that the critical link between metabolic syndrome and mood disorders is an often overlooked aspect of healthcare. Nearly 40% of our society is affected by metabolic syndrome, which includes conditions like high blood pressure, high [...]

The Impact of Metabolic Health on Mood Disorders2024-05-06T18:58:06-07:00

WellCentric Health Addresses Safety of Ketamine Therapy in Light of Recent Celebrity Tragedy

2024-01-02T21:47:40-08:00

In response to the recent news about the tragic passing of Matthew Perry and the involvement of ketamine and buprenorphine, WellCentric Health wishes to provide clarity and reassurance regarding the safety and efficacy of ketamine therapy for mood disorders. Ketamine, a medication known for its therapeutic effects, has been gaining recognition for its role [...]

WellCentric Health Addresses Safety of Ketamine Therapy in Light of Recent Celebrity Tragedy2024-01-02T21:47:40-08:00

Exploring the Transformative Power of Ketamine Therapy: A Comparison with Psychedelics

2023-12-18T11:43:11-08:00

In the above video from Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO), John Oliver discusses the fascinating world of ketamine therapy, a groundbreaking treatment that has been gaining attention for its potential in treating various mental health conditions. Interestingly, ketamine, a legal therapeutic agent, shares several similarities with certain yet illegal psychedelics, [...]

Exploring the Transformative Power of Ketamine Therapy: A Comparison with Psychedelics2023-12-18T11:43:11-08:00

Is There a Scientific Link Between Inflammation and Depression?

2023-06-16T11:17:01-07:00

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 [...]

Is There a Scientific Link Between Inflammation and Depression?2023-06-16T11:17:01-07:00

Is There Actual Evidence That Low Serotonin Causes Depression?

2023-06-16T11:17:02-07:00

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 [...]

Is There Actual Evidence That Low Serotonin Causes Depression?2023-06-16T11:17:02-07:00

5 Benefits of Ketamine Infusion Therapy

2023-06-16T11:17:03-07:00

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 [...]

5 Benefits of Ketamine Infusion Therapy2023-06-16T11:17:03-07:00

What Does Depression Feel Like?

2023-01-03T09:39:45-08:00

Depression - What is it? Sadness is a normal human reaction that every person alive likely feels at least once a day. Sometimes, these feelings of sadness turn into something more and become debilitating – a mental health condition known as depression. Depression, despite being a mental health disorder, is not just a [...]

What Does Depression Feel Like?2023-01-03T09:39:45-08:00

Johns Hopkins Opens New Center for Psychedelic Research

2022-09-06T13:15:48-07:00

Since childhood, Rachael Petersen had lived with an unexplainable sense of grief that no drug or talk therapy could entirely ease. So in 2017 she volunteered for a small clinical trial at Johns Hopkins University that was testing psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, for chronic depression. “I was so depressed,” Ms. Petersen, [...]

Johns Hopkins Opens New Center for Psychedelic Research2022-09-06T13:15:48-07:00

Ketamine, A New Antidepressant, Has Been Blowing Minds for Decades

2024-03-09T16:00:07-08:00

A scientist used the psychedelic drug in a quest for enlightenment, and it became the basis for the movie ‘Altered States’ By Steve Hendrix March 7 at 8:18 AM John C. Lilly took his first dose of ketamine to help with his chronic migraine headaches. It worked, and soon Lilly, a renowned counterculture physician [...]

Ketamine, A New Antidepressant, Has Been Blowing Minds for Decades2024-03-09T16:00:07-08:00

Many Say Ketamine Eased Their Depression, But Is It Safe?

2024-03-09T16:00:22-08:00

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Jen Godfrey couldn’t shake the “deep cloud” that lingered even after she found an antidepressant she could tolerate. Then a string of stressors hit — five years of fertility treatment and an 80-pound weight gain during pregnancy that left her with persistent pain; a close relative’s suicide; [...]

Many Say Ketamine Eased Their Depression, But Is It Safe?2024-03-09T16:00:22-08:00
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