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Every person is entitled to happiness.  With expanding access to innovative and life changing ketamine therapy, we can fight the battle against mental illness together.  We want you to feel human again.  Let us help redefine who you are.

Redefined Mind is a ketamine infusion clinic located in Cypress, TX at Towne Lake.  Ketamine is clinically proven to be a highly effective treatment modality against depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD, pain, and more.  We believe in helping patients unlock their full mental and physical potential using evidence-based therapies.  Our highly trained physicians will devise a personalized treatment plan and administer ketamine infusions in a safe and comfortable environment.

 

articles & research

Learn more about the efficacy of our advanced cutting edge treatment from the nation's leading health experts & institutions. Discover the possibilities of psychedelic therapies in the articles, interviews, and clinical studies published here.

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How New Ketamine Drug Helps with Depression

'The FDA approval of esketamine gives doctors another valuable tool in their arsenal against depression—and offers new hope for patients no one had been able to help before. “This is a game changer,” says John Krystal, MD, chief psychiatrist at Yale Medicine and one of the pioneers of ketamine research in the country.'

By Jennifer Chen, Yale Medicine

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Ketamine for major depression: New tool, new questions

'Ketamine was once used mainly as an anesthetic on battlefields and in operating rooms. Now this medication is gaining ground as a promising treatment for some cases of major depression, which is the leading cause of disability worldwide. '

By Robert C. Meisner, MD, Harvard Medical School

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Psychedelics and Biohacking Grow Up – The Psychedelic News Hour

'On a brand new show, The Psychedelic News Hour...I have a conversation with Dave Rabin, M.D., Ph.D. He’s a board-certified psychiatrist and neuroscientist, executive director of The Board of Medicine and co-founder of Apollo Neuroscience.

The show co-host is Molly Maloof, M.D., a physician, Stanford lecturer, and ketamine-assisted psychotherapist.'

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The Experimental Ketamine Cure for Depression

'Every year millions of Americans struggle with major depression, but 30% of these people don’t get any better on anti-depressants. However, low dose ketamine infusions can offer complete relief from depressive thoughts and feelings in as little as 1-2 hours.'

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Clinical Studies on Ketamine Therapies

Check out Ketamine Institute, where they've collected published studies on successful clinic trials for ketamine treatment. Ketamine therapy has been shown to be effective against CRPS, depression & anxiety, PTSD, heroin addiction as these studies have found.

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Why Ketamine Is the Best Drug on Earth

'It starts with how the medicine works. Ketamine's predominant action in the human brain is to block the NMDA receptor, which normally activates neurons. When this receptor is blocked, the central nervous system begins to lose responsiveness. At lower doses, ketamine produces a mild state of hypnosis, pain relief, and alters the perception of sight and sound.'

By Darragh O’Carroll, MD, Vice Magazine

the history of ketamine and how it works

The Full Story

Ketamine was originally developed and used as an anesthetic due to its analgesic, hypnotic, and amnestic properties at higher doses.  Ketamine is unique in that no other drug possesses all three of these properties, making it the only complete anesthetic.  It also maintains the highest safety profile because it does not cause respiratory depression.  In 1970, the FDA approved ketamine for anesthesia and at the time, its predominant use was to aid wounded soldiers on the battlefields in Vietnam.  However, people began to notice the hallucinogenic properties of ketamine, causing a rise to its use as a recreational drug known as “special K”.  The use of ketamine in modern medicine began to expand as researchers discovered the extensive benefits in pain management and psychiatry, most notably treatment resistant depression. The ketamine euphoria is described as a pleasant dissociative sensation, lasting a short period of time. Today, ketamine has emerged as possibly the single greatest breakthrough in antidepressant therapy.


Traditional antidepressant medications such as escitalopram, duloxetine, and bupropion, act on serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine receptors, often taking weeks or months for full therapeutic effect.  Ketamine works differently as an NMDA receptor antagonist, signaling a neuronal cascade that halts the inhibitory pathways in the brain and activates the major excitatory pathways.  This leads to a reversal of the effects of chronic stress and depression in the prefrontal cortex of the brain.  The result is a more robust antidepressant response.  Not only does ketamine work effectively against refractory depression, it also provides the most rapid response.  Patients often feel immense relief after just a single, well tolerated infusion of ketamine.  Additionally, ketamine has also been shown to rapidly reduce suicidal ideations.  Now, there is growing evidence for ketamine’s efficacy in other psychiatric conditions such as bipolar disorder, PTSD, OCD, and anxiety.  


With the surge of interest in ketamine, research has proven its efficacy in many difficult to treat chronic pain conditions.  NMDA receptor activation normally causes neuropathic pain, hyperalgesia, and opioid resistance.  When ketamine antagonizes the NMDA receptor, the neural transmission of pain is blocked and the tolerance to opioids is decreased, making pain medication more effective.  With prolonged use, ketamine will "reset" damaged neuronal pathways in the nervous system, allowing the body to return to a more normalized state.  For these reasons, ketamine is extremely effective for treating refractory chronic pain conditions such as CRPS, RSD, fibromyalgia, and chronic back pain. 

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Dr. Michael Do, DO

Dr. Michael Do, DO is an anesthesiologist and co-founder of Redefined Mind.  He is a graduate of Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Dr. Do served as chief resident during his anesthesiology residency at Largo Medical Center, where he received training in pain management and general anesthesiology.  He has extensive experience in the administration of ketamine.

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Dr. Cindy Huynh, DO

Dr. Cindy Huynh, DO is a board certified internist and co-founder of Redefined Mind.  She is a graduate of Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Dr. Huynh completed her residency in internal medicine at Northside Hospital, in St. Petersburg, Florida.  She has been practicing as a hospitalist in large, acute care hospitals since 2016.

Contact

If you would like to hear more about Redefined Mind, don't hesitate to reach below.

10242 Greenhouse Rd #1002, Cypress, TX 77433

Office +1 832 880 5052

Fax +1 832 299 4656

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