Mental Health News

December 10, 2019

Finally Free from PTSD: Dan’s Story

  Dan was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at the young age of eleven. While manageable at first, the disease progressed over the years and was the start of a downward spiral in his life. Severe Crohn’s flares sent Dan to the hospital on numerous occasions. He began to hate his body. He wanted to be normal, but frequent diarrhea, pain and other symptoms made it difficult for Dan to work or socialize with friends. As the years went by, his […]
November 19, 2019

Ketamine Offers New Hope to Patients Coping with Chronic Pain

Every day, you wake up with aching muscles, throbbing joints and debilitating pain. Still, you rise and try to shine, going about your day. By noon, you check the calendar to see how many hours remain until you can collapse on the couch or go back to bed. You have plans with friends after work. Maybe you’ll cancel. The thing is, you skipped last month because you weren’t feeling well. Should you attend feeling miserable or bail once again? Pain can […]
November 13, 2019

When the Most Wonderful Time of Year is a Struggle

  Songs, store displays, events and virtually everyone around you says it’s the most wonderful time of the year. But for you, it’s not. Instead, the holidays spark anxiety, stress, sadness, and feelings of isolation. This is how thousands of people suffering from depression feel as the world around them turns to holiday magic. These neighbors, friends and family members want to be happy, but their mind won’t relinquish control. Instead, it maintains a grip that keeps a dark cloud hovering over […]
October 16, 2019

Ketamine: From Street Drug to Anti-Depressant

Dr. Rahul Khare, founder and CEO of Innovative Ketamine, was recently interviewed for an article about ketamine that examined how the psychedelic street drug, known as Special K, has become a mood-balancing powerhouse that has the potential to tackle the mental health crisis in the United States. Unfortunately, you may have missed it if you didn’t pick up the latest issue of Playboy. In the article, Khare, who has been an emergency medicine physician for nearly 20 years, explained that […]
October 9, 2019

Lauren’s Anxiety Story

  At 34 years-old, Lauren wondered if her life would ever change. She suffered from severe depression, anxiety, chronic PTSD, and had been suicidal since age 14. Lauren has a passion for seeing the world and has traveled to 67 countries. Unfortunately, she’s also seen the inside of too many foreign emergency rooms thanks to uncontrolled anxiety and panic attacks. Scared and frustrated, Lauren pursued Ketamine infusions as a last resort, hoping the constant cloud of anxiety that shadowed her […]
September 18, 2019

Ketamine Emerges as a Game-Changer for the Treatment of Mood Disorders

Patients grappling with long-term depression deserve alternatives to benzodiazepine drugs which often only temporarily address their symptoms. Innovative Ketamine was among the first clinics in Chicago to offer ketamine infusions, a treatment that is so effective, many believe it has the potential to help curb the suicide rate in our country. Ketamine is an anesthetic that has been used in emergency and surgical settings since the 1960s. It is the first breakthrough in the treatment of depression in decades, and […]
August 14, 2019

WGNTV: Ketamine Therapy in Chicago at Innovative Ketamine

  Ketamine therapy has increased in popularity for treating depression, PTSD, fibromyalgia and other conditions. Dr. Rahul Khare, MD explains how ketamine treatment is administered. Read More >>
June 23, 2019

Techies Are Using Ketamine to Fight Their Depression

  Sean Spencer is a pretty successful entrepreneur in LA’s startup community but he also struggles with depression, so he uses ketamine to help with his lows.   Read More >>
June 10, 2019

Leslie’s Testimonial

  Meet Leslie, a patient of Innovative Ketamine who has seen first-hand how ketamine has given her her life back.   Interested in learning more about ketamine?   Book Now