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Can Ketamine Infusions Help My PTSD? Apr 21st, 2021

Everyone worries from time to time. But, people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are under constant stress and anxiety, living in a state of worry that can take a big toll on their health and well-being. If you suffer from PTSD, you’re not alone. In fact, this condition affects about...

When Do Anxiety and Depression Require Professional Help? Mar 23rd, 2021

Anxiety and depression can go hand-in-hand. You can suffer with one or the other or both. If you have symptoms of either disorder, you aren’t alone. Anxiety affects around 40 million people over the age of 18 every year.  At Scottsdale Ketamine Clinic in Arizona, Dr. Ethan Philpott and our...

How To Get Diagnosed With PTSD Nov 18th, 2020

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that a person may develop after going through (or witnessing) something traumatic. PTSD is often marked by symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares, anxiety, and even intrusive thoughts about the initial traumatic event. Most people will have difficulty coping with the reality of...

What Does Chronic Back Pain Mean? Nov 18th, 2020

Chronic back pain is back pain that continues for at least 12 weeks, sometimes even after the initial injury or cause of the back pain has been treated. Somewhere around 20 percent of people with acute low back pain will go on to develop chronic back pain. It is the leading cause...

When Does Pain Become Chronic? Oct 13th, 2020

Pain, while far from pleasant, is a very necessary part of human existence. It is, in fact, an important biological warning sign. After all, it is the body’s way of telling us that something may be wrong. In some cases, however, this pain sticks around long after the initial injury...

What To Do For Anxiety Oct 13th, 2020

Anxiety is a natural part of the human experience – it is your body’s way of warning you that there may be danger. An anxiety disorder, however, is a more serious mental health condition where these feelings of nervousness go above and beyond the body’s natural response to urgency and...

What Is Complex PTSD? Oct 6th, 2020

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (complex PTSD, sometimes abbreviated to c-PTSD or CPTSD) is a condition where you experience the symptoms of PTSD along with additional ones, like difficulty controlling your emotions or feeling very hostile or distrustful towards the world. According to some reports it affects more than three percent of Americans....

What Are The Types Of OCD? Oct 6th, 2020

You have a routine of cleaning your prescription eyeglasses before driving and will not sit in the driver’s seat until you are finished. You will only sit in the tenth row, middle seat, of a movie theatre – and never stay for the end credits. These types of practices may...

How Do You Know If You Have Anxiety? Jun 4th, 2020

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health conditions of the modern era. Estimates from medical researchers indicate that anxiety afflicts 40 million people in the US alone, accounting for 18% of the population. This means that you likely know someone who is battling anxiety, or you yourself may be...

Can Depression Be Genetic? Jun 4th, 2020

Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States. The standard symptoms include lack of interest in hobbies, irritability, significant weight gain/loss, change in sleeping pattern, fatigue, feelings of worthlessness, trouble concentrating, hopelessness, indecisiveness, and sometimes suicidal thoughts and behaviors. According to the World Health...