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COPE supported centers are pleased to provide a blog for patients and family members of patients that provides more information on ketamine treatments and mental illness.


Ketamine Treatment to Calm Bipolar Mood Swings without Weight Gain

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Traditional treatments for bipolar disorder come with a host of symptoms including weight gain. Unlike Ketamine, most of today’s commonly prescribed medications can have side effects such as fatigue, sexual dysfunction, gastrointestinal disturbances, and weight gain. Bipolar disorder is commonly treated with mood stabilizers, like antipsychotics, and antidepressants.

COPE supported centers are pleased to provide a blog for patients and family members of patients that provides more information on ketamine treatments and mental illness.


Antidepressants vs Ketamine and Weight Gain

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  Traditional treatments for depression  include medications like SSRIs or SNRIs or other new generation antidepressants. Unfortunately, some studies show that certain antidepressant medications can cause a weight gain of 10 pounds or more. Ketamine is an innovative antidepressant that provide rapid relief of depressive symptoms without causing weight gain as a side effect.

COPE supported centers are pleased to provide a blog for patients and family members of patients that provides more information on ketamine treatments and mental illness.


How Does Ketamine Relieve Depression?

How does ketamine act in the treatment of depression? Researchers are still exploring this relatively new treatment. Below you will find an outline of our current understanding of how ketamine relieves depression.

COPE supported centers are pleased to provide a blog for patients and family members of patients that provides more information on ketamine treatments and mental illness.


Ketamine for Chronic Pain: An Overview

Ketamine may be useful in a medical condition called chronic pain. This article explains what is chronic pain and discusses the role of ketamine in the management of chronic pain.

COPE supported centers are pleased to provide a blog for patients and family members of patients that provides more information on ketamine treatments and mental illness.


Cope Psychiatry Offers Tips for Mental Health Month

Are you looking after your mental health? May is the month to break past any stigmas and prioritize your mind. Cope Psychiatry offers our tips for Mental Health Month.