Ketamine is actually an anti-depressant

June 10, 2015 admin No comments

a keen chap with the horse of a head snooting a line of ketamine

Because it’s a horse tranquillizer. Geddit? (Picture: Getty)

It’s exploded in popularity in recent years, probably because it makes you forget all about your pathetic life, but now the drug ketamine might actually have some medicinal uses.

Of course, it does already have a medicinal use (its intended use is as a horse tranquillizer), however now researchers believe it could be used as an anti-depressant…. for humans.

While the party drug has long been suspected to have anti-depressant qualities, Yale University have now pinpointed how it affects the brain.

Ronald S Duman and colleagues from the university believe the drug stimulates a region in your prefrontal cortex.

By stimulating this area they found subjects experience rapid and long… Read the full story

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