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Ketamine Infusion therapy has been shown to help reduce the symptoms of Postpartum Depression

Ketamine Infusion Therapy has been shown to Improve the Symptoms of Depression in up to 70% of Patients after even a Single Treatment
Ketamine for Postpartum Depression
Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is a mood disorder that affects 1 in 7 women, after giving birth. Postpartum depression represents a medical urgency and affects not only a the mother, but also affects her relationship with her newborn infant, her partner, as well as the entire family. Feelings of helplessness, despair, fatigue, and sadness can overwhelm a new mother, who is already sleep deprived and anxious with a new baby. Ketamine infusion treatments can, unlike traditional treatments, provides immediate, temporary relief from the helplessness and sadness associated with postpartum depression. Traditional postpartum depression treatments include counseling support for the mother, antidepressants, light therapy, and omega 3 fatty acids. None of these treatments are seem to be very effective; and none of these traditional treatments provide immediate relief. Virginia Infusion Therapies provides Ketamine Infusions which have been shown to provide immediate relief to postpartum depression and anxiety in up to 70% of patients after only a single treatment.

Introduction to Ketamine for Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is a mood disorder that affects 1 in 7 women, after giving birth.  Postpartum depression represents a medical urgency and affects not only a the mother, but  also affects her relationship with her newborn infant, her partner, as well as the entire family.  Feelings of helplessness, despair, fatigue, and sadness can overwhelm a new mother, who is already sleep deprived and anxious with a new baby.

Ketamine infusion treatments can, unlike traditional postpartum depression treatments, provides immediatetemporary relief from the helplessness and sadness associated with postpartum depression.  Traditional treatments for postpartum depression include counseling support for the mother, antidepressants, light therapy, and omega 3 fatty acids.  None of these treatments are seem to be very effective; and none of these traditional treatments provide immediate relief.

Virginia Infusion Therapies provides Ketamine Infusions which have been shown to provide immediate relief in up to 70% of patients after only a single treatment.

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Why you should strongly consider

Ketamine Infusions for your Postpartum Depression

What is Postpartum Depression

Patients affected by Postpartum Depression are often desperate for relief from the feelings of sadness, lethargy, helplessness, and even suicidal thoughts.  A major problem is antidepressant medications take time to work. And, mothers of newborn infants can feel desperate for immediate relief of their depression symptoms. In addition, most antidepressants can be passed along in the mother’s breast milk, putting the infant at risk from these medications. Antidepressant medications can also lead to severe side effects including increased sleepiness and weight gain.  Meanwhile, talk therapy is often only effective after months of treatment.

Ketamine is a big deal because Ketamine depression medication has been found to provide immediate relief in up to 70% of patients who have tried it.  This includes patients with major depression, postpartum depression, severe anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar depression, and even pain conditions such as fibromyalgia.  Ketamine is unique because it has the potential to provide immediate relief in patients that need rapid relief and improvement of their mental and physical symptoms.

Please note: There is not sufficient data to say that Ketamine can be given to breastfeeding mothers. So, in an abundance of caution, Virginia Infusion Therapies recommends NOT to breastfeed after Ketamine infusions.

A Major Breakthrough

Ketamine has the ability to treat some patients with even “treatment resistant” major depression in a matter of minutes! 70% of patients will see some improvement in their depressive symptoms after only a single infusion.

This improvement is temporary; but progressive improvement tends to be seen after several treatments. The immediate improvement after a Ketamine infusion is a a breakthrough, given that severely depressed patients have a much higher probability of self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Furthermore, patients such as those with postpartum depression require and benefit from rapid relief of their symptoms, so that can properly care for their infants.

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Patients with treatment resistant depression understand that finding the right combination of medications can take months; many of the medications cause severe side effects and weight gain; and many of the newer medications are designed for patients with schizophrenia and can cause abnormal thoughts. Finally, many patients with treatment resistant depression will turn to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for relief, which carries a real risk of permanent memory loss.

In comparison, ketamine represents a major breakthrough in the treatment of depression, providing immediate relief with only minor side effects.

Virginia Infusion Therapies

The First Ketamine Clinic in Northern Virginia

Virginia Infusion Therapies is one of the the first Ketamine Clinics in Northern Virginia, and the first clinic in Loudoun County to provide Ketamine infusion therapy for the treatment of Major Depression and Pain Conditions.  The clinic was established by four physicians in Loudoun who, through their professional experiences in medicine and their personal family experiences with depression, recognized that there are major problems in the recognition and treatment of depression.  They recognized that Major Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome, and some pain conditions are often medical emergencies that requires treatments that are more effective…  and more effective IMMEDIATELY.  

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