Comparative efficacy of racemic ketamine and esketamine for depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis

When it comes to mental health treatment, the journey to finding the right solution can be unique for each individual. Two innovative therapies, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Ketamine Infusion Therapy, have gained prominence for their effectiveness in managing various mental health conditions.

Let's delve into the characteristics of each treatment, helping you understand who might be a better candidate for TMS or Ketamine.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Treatment Approach: TMS is a non-invasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain. It primarily targets the prefrontal cortex, an area associated with mood regulation.Indications: TMS is FDA-approved for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). It's an excellent option for those who may not have responded to traditional antidepressants.

Procedure: Patients typically undergo multiple sessions per week, and a full course of treatment may last several weeks. TMS sessions are performed in-office, and individuals can resume their daily activities immediately after each session.Ketamine Infusion

Therapy: Treatment Approach: Ketamine is an anesthetic agent that, when administered in controlled doses through infusion therapy, has shown remarkable results in treating various mental health conditions.

Indications: Ketamine has demonstrated effectiveness in treating severe depression, anxiety, PTSD, and chronic pain conditions. It's often considered for individuals who have not responded to other treatments.Procedure: Ketamine infusions involve the intravenous administration of the medication in a supervised medical setting.

The treatment duration and frequency vary based on the individual's response and the condition being treated.

Choosing the Right Treatment:TMS Might Be Suitable If you have been diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Traditional antidepressants have not provided sufficient relief. You prefer a non-invasive and well-tolerated treatment.

Ketamine Infusion Therapy Might Be Suitable If You are dealing with severe depression, anxiety, or PTSD.

Previous treatments have not yielded positive results. You are seeking rapid relief, as ketamine often has a quicker onset of action. At Oasis Therapeutics:Our team of experts at Oasis Therapeutics understands the nuances of each treatment and works closely with individuals to determine the most suitable option. We leverage cutting-edge technology and personalized care to guide you through your mental health journey.

Remember, the path to mental wellness is unique for each person. Oasis Therapeutics is here to support you on your journey to a healthier, happier life.

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