Anxiety Treatment

Ketamine Infusion Therapy

Fast & Efficient Anxiety Treatment in Franklin, TN

“Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.”

Anxiety disorders are one of the most prevalent mental illnesses in the U.S. Over 40 million men and women have to deal with an anxiety disorder every year.

Those individuals who experience modest to extreme anxiety often find it challenging to deal with the stress factors of everyday life and might not react well to traditional therapies like antidepressant prescriptions, psychiatric therapy, and many other treatment alternatives that are available.

There is Hope, We Can Help!

Ketamine infusion therapy is bringing new hope to so many who have not had success with previous treatment plans. Ketamine has been analyzed and proven as being efficient in helping with a variety of anxiety conditions.

Best of all, ketamine works fast to provide almost instant relief for many. No more waiting months to feel better. Contact Mindful Infusions of Tennessee today to learn more about the best anxiety treatment in Franklin, TN.

What Are The Symptoms of Anxiety?

Everybody’s journey with anxiety disorders is varied. Not all people who have an anxiety disorder will encounter the exact same symptoms. Below are some of the most common symptoms of anxiety.

How Does Ketamine Help With Anxiety Disorders?

Ketamine therapy gets the job done fast to minimize symptoms of anxiety. Nearly instantaneously, ketamine pinpoints synaptic receptors in the brain to moderate the brain’s reaction to stress and the development of traumatic memories. The widespread applications of ketamine for mental health also indicate that ketamine therapy can treat a variety of anxiety disorders.

Glutamate, an essential neurotransmitter for mood regulation, can mediate stress response and how the brain develops traumatic memories. By interacting with glutamate as an NMDA receptor antagonist, ketamine can create antidepressant or anti-anxiety properties.

These brain changes can occur within hours after a ketamine infusion, unlike classical oral anxiety medications, which may take weeks or months to start working.

Low-dose ketamine infusion therapy may be an essential anxiety treatment for patients who have not responded to oral antidepressants. In recent studies, ketamine has had an immediate benefit for treatment-resistant anxiety disorders, with some patients experiencing relief for up to seven days.

The Ketamine Infusion Experience

During treatment, we go above and beyond to make sure all of our patients feel as comfortable as possible in their own private rooms. Infusions typically last 45-60 minutes for mood disorders, while chronic pain conditions require a larger dose and longer duration of infusion.

A number of our patients refer to a “dissociative” effect, and most of our patients respond positively to this sensation. In many cases, this disassociation effect is what aids with your treatment and delivers a positive response to ketamine therapy.

These are all ordinary components of the treatment. You will always remain in a safe atmosphere with our team there to monitor you and be readily available during your infusion.

What Are The Side Effects of Ketamine Treatment?

As a new treatment option for anxiety, ketamine does have a few minor side effects. These can include a dream-like feeling, disrupted vision, lightheadedness, nausea, or some slight anxious feelings during treatment.  Ketamine may also cause a slight elevation in heart rate and blood pressure.

Ketamine is an FDA-approved medication utilized in “off-label” use for infusion therapy. Off-label use indicates that it is a treatment that the FDA did not initially authorize. The FDA approves prescription medications only for specific uses, but most medications at some point develop off-label uses as a result of the clinical experience that develops with time.


Can Ketamine Help You Heal?

Have you tried and exhausted other anxiety treatment options only to be left filling full of anxiety and stress? Are you ready to start living life on your terms again? 

If you or someone you may know is dealing with a major anxiety disorder, contact Mindful Infusions of Tennessee today to learn more about ketamine infusions for fast-acting anxiety treatment in Franklin, TN.

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