Entries by Dr Wade Grindle

FDA Approval Expected Monday of Ketamine-derived “Spravato”

      TAKE HOME POINTS: SpravatoTM, a form of ketamine, will be FDA approved on Monday for Treatment Resistant Depression and for Major Depression with suicidality. FDA approval will result in insurance coverage for this form of ketamine, for this purpose, which will make it affordable for millions of suffering patients. Although it is […]

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End The Stigma!

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper did a masterful remake of “A Star is Born”, now in theaters. We highly recommend it! The issues of mental health and drug addiction are more timely than ever. Also, see Lady Gaga’s op-ed at lady-gaga-op-ed-on-suicide-and-mental-health. END THE STIGMA!

New Psychology Today article on Ketamine

The current edition of Psychology Today has a (mostly accurate) article about the revolutionary success ketamine has in treating depression and PTSD. We applaud their raising public awareness about the fact that ketamine removes suicidality within hours, and that it works overall in about 70 percent of patients who have not gotten adequate relief from […]

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta on CNN: “Ketamine offers lifeline for people with severe depression, suicidal thoughts”

In this post, a Wisconsin man who had been on the brink of suicide, told CNN’s Sanjay Gupta how Ketamine infusions stopped his suicidal thinking after traditional anti-depressants failed him. At our Boulder Ketamine Infusion Clinic, we see such dramatic, life-changing responses in our patients every week. If you or a loved one are suffering with […]

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The Resurgence of Psychedelics in Medicine

There has been a flurry of articles in the media recently touting the successful use of psychedelics in medicine. Tim Ferriss, the New-York Times bestselling author, blogger, and angel investor, whose podcast has over 200 million downloads, recently interviewed Michael Pollan about his new book on the emerging science of psychedelics in what Ferriss dubbed […]

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Ketamine Infusions Provide Effective Relief for Severe Chronic Headache

Medical research is revealing more and more applications for ketamine, the old drug being used in new ways. Just as with Treatment Resistant Depression, where ketamine provides relief in 80% of patients, it is also often successful at relieving intractable headache pain. Indeed, the term “Treatment-Resistant Headache” could be used for the millions of women […]