Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that causes extreme shifts in a person’s mood and energy level. While everyone experiences mood swings, those with bipolar disorder exhibit extreme changes in mood. A person with bipolar disorder has alternating periods of mania and depression. During manic episodes there may be periods of extremely elevated or irritable mood and heightened energy levels. During the depressive episodes there is intense sadness, hopelessness and lack of energy.
Antidepressants and other medications commonly prescribed for bipolar patients can have unpleasant side effects and take weeks to be effective. Low-dose ketamine infusions can provide a safe, low risk option with significant relief in a matter of hours. Ketamine infusions can significantly improve bipolar symptoms by stimulating healthy brain function.