Depression can be treated in a number of ways. The traditional SSRI treatment is effective for some, but not for everyone. Studies on ketamine have shown that it is very helpful with depression, especially when other treatments have not been able to help as much.
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.
What really goes on in the brain when a patient undergoes ketamine therapy? Read on to find out.