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“I was beginning to feel like there were no other options.”

Anonymous I am an Army veteran and have struggled with PTSD, MDD, and CRPS for many years. Most of the antidepressants I have tried provided only minimal relief. The short-term memory loss I experienced with ECT was unbearable to me. Of the numerous SSRIs and SNRIs I had been prescribed over the years there was …

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Healing Grief With Ketamine Therapy: Lisa’s Story

My journey with ketamine began when my pain management doctor noticed that my grief had taken me down a very sad path after losing my husband to Multiple Myeloma. I could not stop crying. My brain was wrapped up in a serious fog. I couldn’t rein it in that day, but I still had to …

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CRPS Testimonial

Mary Kate – Another Name for Courage

“Over time I was losing hope in physical therapy and the medications were increasingly numbing me,” explains Mary Kate. “By my 21st birthday, the best way I can describe my life is it felt like I had lost my identity, my identity as a sister, daughter, friend. I no longer recognized the 14-year-old Mary Kate who had been so full of life and neither did anyone else around me.”    

I halved my CRPS pain with Ketamine Therapy at Ketamine Wellness Centers Chicago

Friday the thirteenth in 2015, a girl and I both went for the ball, but only I went down. I laid on the ground in agonizing pain ─ not knowing that my life was never going to be the same. This was the day that my monster embedded itself in my left foot, turning my world upside down, and making every second of everyday a nightmare.

How I Found Relief with Ketamine Therapy

For most of my life, I suffered from treatment-resistant depression, panic disorders, and suicidality. I’ve been to numerous doctors, psychologists, psychiatrists, and have been hospitalized a few times for suicide ideations, including one very serious failed attempt. When my father passed away in 2018, I felt like a broken soul and I could not find …

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Courage- You Are Not Alone

Everyone’s hands are different ─ some are soft, some are large, while others are small, some are damaged, cracked and calloused; some are tough, prosthetic, tanned, disfigured or impaired. Some are accompanied with long painted nails that are manicured regularly, while others are dirt and diesel-covered. Some hands can capture moments by utilizing technology, drawing, …

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How I Climbed Out of a Dark Hole with Ketamine Therapy

I experienced my first blinding, unbearable migraine roughly five years ago. It was the day after my last Bronchiole surgery. Since then, the headaches have gotten progressively worse and I have been diagnosed with Cluster Episodic Headaches. Within the past six months, I have been bedridden or in the ER. Everything was a struggle ─ …

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Breaking the Depression Cycle with Ketamine Infusion Therapy

I remember when my world changed: when I felt something that I couldn’t understand what I was feeling or why. I was on the school bus coming home when I was 15 years old. While the bus was stopped, I heard a radio commercial asking, “Do you feel sad for no reason, have you lost …

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