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The brain relies on specialized chemicals called neurotransmitters to communicate with the nervous system and body. Different neurotransmitters are involved in a wide array of functions, depending on which neural circuits they act on.
Ketamine is a powerful drug capable of profoundly affecting your mind and body. It has different effects at different doses.
In early 2019, an esketamine nasal spray was approved by the FDA for adults with treatment-resistant depression. Its FDA-approved uses were later expanded to include patients suffering from acute suicidal ideation. But what is esketamine, and how is it different from regular ketamine?
The first thing to know about paying for ketamine psychedelic therapy is that it is an investment in yourself. Payment isn’t just the price of healing, it’s part of the process.
The warmth of the space, the aroma in air, the security in trusted company...your environment is everything during your psychedelic experience. It isn't about what you’re ingesting, it’s about how it's being absorbed. Set and setting can be the difference between a good trip and a challenging one.
Before, during, or after your psychedelic journey, you may find it helpful to read books about it. The following books cover psychedelics from different viewpoints.
Psychedelic therapy is not the same as psycholytic therapy. In psychedelic therapy, patients have breakthrough experiences. The purpose of psycholytic therapy is to enhance talk therapy sessions by microdosing.
Art inspired by psychedelic experiences rose to prominence in the late 1960s counterculture. It impacted the design of concert posters and album covers, influenced the world of advertising, and has affected our memories of the era today. Many assume that psychedelic art is a recent phenomenon, but it’s actually been around for a very long time.
Set and setting are important to the psychedelic experience. Sensory deprivation techniques are used in therapeutic settings to make it easier to have such an experience.
Microdosing is a common term that has become a part of the cultural vernacular. It is the practice of ingesting a very low dose of a psychedelic substance. A microdose is small enough that it does not impair “normal” functioning, but still has an effect.