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WHAT IS ketamine therapy?

Find Relief From Depression and Anxiety With Ketamine and Psychedelic Assisted Therapy

Ketamine is a medication that is primarily known for its use as an anesthetic. It may also be used off-label to treat depression and other mental health conditions. When administered by a healthcare professional in a medical setting, ketamine can be a safe and effective treatment option. Coupling ketamine with individual therapy typically sees the best results. 

We offer the following ketamine services: 

  • Esketamine (Nasal) 
  • IV
  • Oral
  • Intramuscular

Alters Chemical Activity in the Brain

Ketamine works by altering the activity of certain chemicals in the brain, which can help to improve mood and reduce symptoms of mental health disorders.

Rapid Onset of Action

Unlike some other medications, ketamine has a rapid onset of action and can provide relief from symptoms within hours or even minutes.

Few Negative Side Effects

Ketamine has been shown to have few negative side effects when used as directed.

Effective for a Range of Mental Health Conditions

Ketamine has been shown to be effective in the treatment of depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions.

what to expect?

The Patient's Treatment Journey

what to expect?

Each treatment will vary slightly on the delivery method

Each treatment will vary slightly on the delivery method. However, most people are able to return to their normal activities immediately after a treatment session, although some people may experience side effects such as dizziness, nausea, or changes in blood pressure.

During ketamine treatment in California, you will be seated in a comfortable chair or reclined on a bed. The medication will be administered through one of the following methods: nasal, IV, orally, or intramuscular. You will be closely monitored by a healthcare provider during the treatment, which typically lasts about 40-60 minutes.

During the treatment, you may feel a warm sensation throughout your body and a sense of relaxation. Some people also report feeling detachment from their body or a dreamlike state. These effects are generally temporary and will resolve after the treatment is completed. It's important to remember that every person's experience with ketamine treatment will be unique, and the specific effects you experience may vary.

why ketamine?

The Benefits Of Ketamine Treatment

We can answer the most important questions.

A Better Way To Feel Better

Is ketamine Treatment Right For You?

You are struggling with managing your mental health.

You are not responding to anti-depressants or other forms of therapy

why choose roots?

We are dedicated to providing Evidence-Based Treatment to our patients

Here at Roots Mental Wellness, we are dedicated to providing the highest level of safety and support to our patients. We know how hard it is to fight depression, and you are not alone. Our treatment team is here to help guide you on your journey to wellness.

frequently asked

Got questions? We've got answers

Common Questions that our customers ask

Is Ketamine Therapy covered by insurance?

Ketamine Therapy is a relatively new treatment, and coverage by insurance plans vary. Some insurance plans may cover it, while others may not. It's important to check with your insurance provider to determine if Ketamine Therapy is covered and what your out-of-pocket expenses may be. Our team can help assist you in determining the benefits of your insurance coverage.

Is Ketamine Therapy safe?

When administered by a trained medical professional, Ketamine Therapy is generally considered safe. However, like all medications, ketamine can cause side effects, including nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and dissociation. It's important to discuss the potential risks and benefits of Ketamine Therapy with your doctor.

How long does the effect of ketamine last?

The effects of ketamine are usually short-lived, lasting a few hours to a day.

How is ketamine administered for therapy?

Ketamine is usually administered in a clinical setting, either intravenously, orally or intranasally.

Is ketamine safe for mental health treatment?

Ketamine has been used safely in medical settings for decades, but it can have side effects and should only be administered by a qualified medical professional.

How does ketamine work for mental health conditions?

Ketamine works by affecting the neurotransmitter glutamate, which is involved in mood regulation and has been implicated in depression and other mental health conditions.

What is ketamine-assisted therapy?

Ketamine-assisted therapy is a type of treatment that involves administering a low dose of the drug ketamine to help alleviate symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions.

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