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A new hope in the treatment of Biopolar Disorder.

Our program of physician-directed ketamine therapy can help those with Bipolar disorder, a burdensome condition with a high rate of treatment-resistance. 

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What is Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorder, previously known as manic depressive disorder, is a mood disorder characterized by extreme highs (known as mania) and extreme lows (depression). These drastic shifts can have broad effects on one’s behavior, energy, mood, cognition, and daily life. While there are both mild, moderate, and severe variations of Bipolar disorder, those afflicted experience erratic instances of depression, mania, and hypomania. Bipolar disorder carries with it the highest lifetime suicide risk of any psychiatric condition. Common treatments for Bipolar disorder include prescription pharmaceuticals such as mood stabilizers, antidepressants, and anti-anxiety medications. Counseling and psychotherapy are also common therapy options for those suffering from Bipolar disorder, particularly following extreme “up” or “down” episodes. 

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An estimated 2.8% of U.S. adults had bipolar disorder in the past year
Source: National Institute of Mental Health

Sign and Symptoms

The common symptoms and signs of bipolar disorder include:
  • Manic episode(s)
  • Hypomanic episode(s)
  • Major depressive episode(s)
  • Cyclothymic disorder

Ketamine: The New Hope in Bipolar Therapy

Because those with Bipolar disorder tend towards treatment-resistance, it has become a challenging mental health condition to treat in the worlds of pharmacology and psychotherapy. Ketamine therapy has been proven as a safe and innovative alternative to traditional care due to its ability to provide fast-acting relief of the most severe symptoms of bipolar disorder (manic, hypomanic, and depressive episodes). Often, patients who have seen little to no relief utilizing traditional therapies find a tremendous amount of sustained relief after their first week of ketamine treatments.

Backed by Evidence

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) conducted a well-known clinical review of ketamine in the treatment of Bipolar disorder demonstrating the promise of this breakthrough therapy in the treatment of such a challenging and burdensome condition concluding “Ketamine appears to have rapid antidepressive and antisuicidal effects”.

Our Program

Tripsitter Clinic’s program of at-home, low-dose ketamine therapy can set you on a path to achieving that crucial breakthrough you have been waiting for. Part of ketamine’s impressive clinical pedigree is its ability to provide immediate and sustained relief to treatment-resistant Bipolar patients.

Striving Towards Overall Wellness

We are happy to work alongside your Primary Care Physician in order to help establish a comprehensive and personalized treatment plan. As you move forward with your ketamine-based, a licensed physician will evaluate your medical history, current medications, your history with bipolar disorder as well as any other mental health conditions, and establish concrete goals for your treatment so that you can get back to being you.

If you or someone you know is in immediate distress or is thinking about hurting themselves, call or text the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline toll-free: Call:1-800-273-TALK (8255) Text: HELLO to 741741

We celebrate excellent success rates in the treatment of:

Low-dose ketamine treatments are safe for the majority of individuals. Those with a history of psychosis or schizophrenia, however, are a poor fit for this particular therapy due to well-documented medical contraindications and will not be approved for treatment during the screening process.

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