Logo DarkLogo Light

You're in McAllen


You're in Cedar Park



801 E. Nolana, Suite 9
McAllen, TX

Cedar Park

200 N. Lakeline Blvd., Suite C
Cedar Park, TX 78613

The Wellness NorthStar

Category: Ketamine

A healthcare worker prepares a ketamine infusion.

Ketamine Benefits Eyed After Drug Overdose Deaths Soar

More than 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in a one year period, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which has drug policy experts and healthcare professionals alike reexamining age-old treatment options. Deaths due to drug overdoses have been rising for more than two decades yet skyrocketed during the past two […]
A Veteran receives IV Ketamine Therapy.

How Ketamine Changed the Life of a Veteran in Chronic Pain

Veterans make many sacrifices for our country and some of the wounds, whether sustained on the battlefield or off, are carried with them for the rest of their lives. A Texas veteran lived with chronic pain for several years–then he tried ketamine therapy, which restituted the life he thought was gone forever. David had an […]

Mental Health a Growing Concern in Post-Pandemic World

With more than 60% of eligible adults in the United States partially vaccinated, the reality of a post-pandemic world may feel like it is slowly drawing near—yet experts warn that its long-term effects, especially mental health, are a growing concern. Not too long ago, hospitals running out of beds in their Intensive Care Units is […]
single brain neuron with glowing electric impulse isolated on a blue background

Ketamine Works Wonders by Rewiring Your Brain

Ketamine is becoming quite the buzzword among psychiatrists and researchers alike who are exploring innovative treatment options for mental health conditions and chronic pain. While the use of ketamine for mood disorders is relatively new, the drug itself is not. The FDA developed and approved ketamine as an anesthetic in 1962. Its use in clinical […]
Woman with generalized anxiety disorder in her home.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Ketamine as Treatment

Generalized Anxiety Disorder is characterized by persistent and excessive worry about a variety of issues, according to the Anxiety & Depression Association of America. People with Generalized Anxiety Disorder may be overly concerned about money, health, family, work, or other issues. Individuals often find it difficult to control their worry or may expect the worst […]

Ketamine for Chronic Pain: How it Works

Ketamine, developed more than 50 years ago as a replacement for phencyclidine as a dissociative anesthetic, is the center of attention in various clinical trials for other applications. Studies are finding ketamine to be successful in treating mood disorders, PTSD, as well as moderate to severe acute and chronic pain. The various success stories involving […]
Psychedelic Therapy

What is Psychedelic Therapy?

In recent years, an increasing number of clinical investigations and research studies are taking place on the use of psychedelic substances as standalone or adjunct therapy for a range of illnesses such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, addictions such as alcohol dependence, as well as potentially treating the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Some […]

New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy 2021

Living a healthier lifestyle is one of the most common ideas for New Year’s Resolutions, yet it is notoriously quite difficult for most people to maintain. However, 2021 may prove to be different as this past year taught us how important it is to stay healthy. While New Year’s resolutions are traditionally not the most […]
Chronic Pain Treatment

Chronic Pain: Causes, Types, Treatment Options

Despite the leaps and bounds medical science has made over the past several decades, there are still many mysteries. Among them is chronic pain, where doctors and researchers alike often struggle to identify causes and effective treatment options. Over the years it is becoming increasingly apparent that conventional medicine is not as effective as a […]