Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)2019-02-11T02:39:22+00:00

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Whether it’s a life long battle, or recent-onset symptoms, OCD can be profoundly life-altering and impede the enjoyment of everyday life.  We are here to offer you hope. Schedule your FREE COMPLIMENTARY CONSULTATION to learn how Ketamine therapy can give back your life.

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It is estimated that 2.2 million Americans suffer from OCD.
Low dose IV Ketamine therapy has been clinically shown to be an effective treatment for OCD sufferers by calming down the nervous system.
Improvement may be seen within HOURS of treatment with minimal side effects.
Exposure therapy after completing a course of IV Ketamine treatment helps restore healthy brain function.

OCD is a disorder where intrusive thoughts and obsessions drives a person to perform mental and physical acts to relieve anxiety or stress.  It is a subtype of anxiety disorder that can be very distressing.  Individuals with OCD may not respond well to traditional therapies such as anti-depressant medication, anxiolytics, and counseling. 

Low dose IV Ketamine therapy has been clinically shown to be an effective treatment for OCD sufferers by calming down the nervous system.
Improvement may be seen within HOURS of treatment with minimal side effects.
Exposure therapy after completing a course of IV Ketamine treatment helps restore healthy brain function.

Ketamine OCD Treatment Protocol:

  • 1 hour low-dose infusion: 40 minutes of active infusion and a 20 minute active recovery before being released to go home.

  • The low-dose infusions typically start around 0.5 mg/kg/hr and may be adjusted to the response of the patient.

  • Initial series of 2-4 infusions administered over several weeks.

  • Followed by maintenance infusion every 3-5 weeks.

  • The number and frequency of treatments is variable from patient to patient depending on such factors as the severity of the symptoms, the other medications a patient may be on, and the patient’s response to the treatments.

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