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?
What really goes on in the brain when a patient undergoes ketamine therapy? Read on to find out.