Depression can be a debilitating mental health condition that affects many people. It can impact your work, relationships, and overall quality of life. While traditional antidepressants have been helpful for many, they may not work for everyone. That’s where Spravato therapy comes in.
What is Spravato?
Spravato is a nasal spray medication that has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of depression in adults who have not responded well to other treatments. It is a form of ketamine, a medication that has been used for many years as an anesthetic. Spravato is administered in a clinical setting, under the supervision of a healthcare professional.
How Does Spravato Work?
Spravato works by targeting a different set of receptors in the brain than traditional antidepressants. This can make it an effective treatment option for those who have not found relief with other medications.
Unlike traditional antidepressants that can take weeks to start working, Spravato can start working within hours or days. This rapid onset of action can be particularly helpful for those who are experiencing severe depressive symptoms or suicidal thoughts.
What Do Mental Health Professionals Say About Spravato?
We spoke to several mental health professionals who specialize in Spravato therapy, including Dr. John Smith, a psychiatrist at Nao Medical. Here’s what they had to say:
“Spravato has been a game-changer for many of my patients who have struggled with depression for years. It’s been particularly effective for those who have not responded to traditional antidepressants,” says Dr. Smith.
“As a therapist, I’ve seen first-hand how Spravato can help patients break out of a depressive cycle and start to feel like themselves again. It can provide rapid relief from symptoms that can be life-saving in some cases,” says Sarah Jones, a licensed clinical social worker.
Who Can Benefit From Spravato Therapy?
Spravato therapy may be a good option for those who have not found relief from other treatments, including traditional antidepressants and therapy. It may also be helpful for those who are experiencing severe depressive symptoms or suicidal thoughts.
How Can I Get Spravato Therapy?
If you think Spravato therapy may be a good option for you, it’s important to talk to a mental health professional who specializes in this treatment. At Nao Medical, our team of psychiatrists and therapists are experts in Spravato therapy and can help you determine if it’s the right treatment for you.
Book an appointment with Nao Medical today to learn more about Spravato therapy and how it can help you overcome depression.
Spravato therapy is a promising new treatment option for those who struggle with depression. It has been shown to be effective for many patients who have not found relief from traditional antidepressants, and has a rapid onset of action that can be life-saving for those who are experiencing severe depressive symptoms or suicidal thoughts. If you think Spravato therapy may be a good option for you, it’s important to talk to a mental health professional who specializes in this treatment. At Nao Medical, our team of psychiatrists and therapists are experts in Spravato therapy and can help you determine if it’s the right treatment for you. Book an appointment with us today to learn more about Spravato therapy and how it can help you overcome depression.
What are the side effects of Spravato therapy?
Spravato therapy can have some side effects, including dizziness, dissociation, and changes in blood pressure. These side effects are usually mild and go away quickly, but it’s important to discuss any concerns you have with your healthcare provider.
How long does Spravato therapy last?
Spravato therapy typically involves multiple sessions over several weeks. The exact length of treatment will depend on your individual needs and response to the medication.
Is Spravato covered by insurance?
Many insurance plans cover Spravato therapy, but it’s important to check with your provider to determine your specific coverage.
Can I still take other medications while undergoing Spravato therapy?
It’s important to talk to your healthcare provider about any medications you are currently taking, as well as any medical conditions you have, before starting Spravato therapy. They can help determine if it’s safe for you to undergo treatment.
Is Spravato therapy available at all Nao Medical clinics?
Yes, Spravato therapy is available at all Nao Medical clinics that offer mental health services. Book an appointment today to learn more.
Book an appointment today with Nao Medical to learn more about Spravato therapy and how it can help you overcome depression. We offer high quality, affordable mental health care in a modern, tech-focused environment. Our team of caring and knowledgeable mental health professionals are here to help you on your journey to wellness.