There has been a tremendous amount of scientific research on ketamine in the past decade and a half. At Boulder Mind Care, we keep current with the latest information and research on ketamine in order to provide the most state of the art medical care to our patients. We are helping many patients in  the front range of Northern Colorado, from Colorado Springs, Denver, Boulder, Longmont, Loveland, to Fort Collins, overcome their suffering from depression, anxiety, and chronic pain with this revolutionary breakthrough in treatment.

 

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A randomized trial of an N-methyl-D-aspartate antagonist in treatment-resistant major depression

Existing therapies for major depression have a lag of onset of action of several weeks, resulting in considerable morbidity. Exploring pharmacological strategies that have rapid onset of antidepressant effects within a few days and that are sustained would have an enormous impact on patient care. Converging lines of evidence suggest the role of the glutamatergic system in the pathophysiology and treatment of mood disorders.

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