Spotting the Warning Signs of Depression in a Loved One

About 7% of adults in the United States have experienced a major depressive episode in the past year, according to a 2017 national survey. That’s about 17.3 million people. With that many people experiencing depression, chances are that someone you know and love is living with the condition right now. At Progressive Behavioral Health in Houston, Friendswood, and Katy, Texas, our expert providers offer compassionate, personalized treatment for…

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What Can Ketamine Do for Your Depression?

Ketamine was once known as a “club drug” because it can produce a calming state of sedation and out-of-body-like hallucinations. Now, ketamine is being used to treat severe and treatment-resistant depression. The team at Progressive Behavioral Health, PLLC offers ketamine therapy for depression and other mental health conditions. Read on to find out how ketamine can treat depression. What is depression? Major depression is…

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How Depression and Anxiety Impact Your Physical Health

While most people think of depression and anxiety as mental health issues, both disorders can impact your physical health, too. Some classic symptoms of depression are physical issues, such as increased aches and pain, chronic fatigue, and insomnia. Depression and anxiety are the most prevalent mental health disorders in the United States, with anxiety disorders in the number one slot. More than 40 million…

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Know Someone With Treatment-Resistant Depression? Learn About Ketamine Therapy

Sadness and grief are part of the human experience, but they’re meant to be temporary. Symptoms of depression that last longer than a couple of weeks can dramatically alter your life and leave you feeling hopeless about the future. Thankfully, many treatments exist that can lift depression and restore your joy. Unfortunately, about 45% of people with depressive mood disorder are resistant to traditional…

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