Depression Treatment in Helena, MT


Fast & Efficient Depression Treatment in Helena, MT

“I found that with depression, one of the most important things you could realize is that you’re not alone.”

— Dwayne Johnson

By several counts, over of 350 million individuals worldwide cope with depression each year. At its most difficult, depression might be completely disabling. Thankfully, Luvita can serve to help clients find comfort and substance in daily life.

If you have attempted other treatments and therapies that have offered little to no pain relief, then you may be an excellent prospect for ketamine infusion therapy, an all-new treatment option for those contending with treatment-resistant depression symptoms.

About 70 to 85 percent of individuals who have tried ketamine for depression report a favorable effect and fast relief from symptoms.

There is Hope, We Can Help!

Ketamine infusion therapy is bringing new hope to so many who have not had success with previous depression treatments. Ketamine has been analyzed and proven as being efficient in helping with major depression.

Best of all, ketamine works fast to provide almost instant relief for many. No more waiting months to feel better. Contact Luvita today to learn more about the best depression treatment in Helena, MT.

What Are The Symptoms of Depression?

Some sufferers may only experience a depressive episode once, but for most, depression will linger and bring on many episodes throughout one’s life. During these depressive episodes, symptoms can look like this: 

  • Persistent feelings of hopelessness or emptiness
  • Unexplained physical aches, such as headaches or backaches
  • Feelings of sadness
  • Frequent bouts of tearfulness
  • Mood swings
  • Irritability
  • Angry outbursts
  • Fatigue and lack of energy
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Changes in appetite (either weight loss or weight gain)
  • Slowed thinking and body movements
  • Fixation on self-blame

How Does Ketamine Help With Depression?

Ketamine therapy gets the job done fast to minimize symptoms of depression. Nearly instantaneously, ketamine pinpoints synaptic receptors in the brain to moderate the brain’s reaction to stress and the development of traumatic memories. The widespread applications of ketamine for mental health also indicate that ketamine therapy can treat a variety of depression.

Glutamate, an essential neurotransmitter for mood regulation, can mediate stress response and how the brain develops traumatic memories. By interacting with glutamate as an NMDA receptor antagonist, ketamine can create antidepressant properties.

These brain changes can occur within hours after ketamine infusion instead of classical oral antidepressants, which may take weeks or months to start working.

Low-dose ketamine infusion therapy may be an essential depression treatment for patients who have not responded to oral antidepressants. In recent studies, ketamine has had an immediate benefit for treatment-resistant depression disorders, with some patients experiencing relief for up to seven days.

The Ketamine Infusion Experience

During treatment, we go above and beyond to make sure all of our patients feel as comfortable as possible in their own private rooms. Infusions typically last 45-60 minutes for mood disorders, while chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia require a larger dose and can take up to several hours to complete.

A number of our patients refer to a “dissociative” effect, and most of our patients respond positively to this sensation. In many cases, this disassociation effect is what aids with your treatment and delivers a positive response to ketamine therapy.

These are all ordinary components of the treatment. You will always remain in a safe atmosphere with our team there to monitor you and be readily available during your infusion.

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What Are The Side Effects of Ketamine Treatment?

As a new treatment option for depression, ketamine does have a few minor side effects. These can include a dream-like feeling, disrupted vision, lightheadedness, nausea, or some slight anxious feelings after treatment.

Ketamine is an FDA-approved medication utilized in “off-label” use for infusion therapy. Off-label use indicates that it is a treatment that the FDA did not initially authorize. The FDA approves prescription medications only for specific uses, but most medications at some point develop off-label uses as a result of the clinical experience that develops with time.


Can Ketamine Help Heal You?

Have you tried and exhausted other depression treatment options only to be left filling full of sadness? Are you ready to start living life on your terms again? 

If you or someone you may know is dealing with a major depression disorder, contact Luvita today at (406) 213-7862 to learn more about ketamine infusions for fast-acting depression treatment in Helena, MT.

Depression Scores Dramatically Dropped in Ketamine Patients

Unlike traditional antidepressants, ketamine therapy provides fast relief from mental health conditions, including depression. Most people describe the treatment as condensing years of therapy into one session. We invite you to look at some of the depression scores (PHQ-9) of our anonymous patients and the success they’ve had with ketamine infusions.

*Each vertical line on the graphs below represents a ketamine infusion*

43 year-old female

Diagnosis: Major depression disorder and PTSD
25+ years of treatment resistant prior to Ketamine Infusion Therapy
Outcome: Quick response, long lasting relief

51 year-old male

Diagnosis: Major depression disorder and PTSD
30+ years of treatment-resistant prior to Ketamine Infusion Therapy
Outcome: Quick initial response but complete relief achieved after a booster

23 year-old female

Diagnosis: Major depression disorder and General Anxiety
15+ years of treatment resistant prior to Ketamine Infusion Therapy
Outcome: Slow initial response, but lasting relief achieved
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