Postmenopausal Depression

Postmenopausal Depression services offered in White Plains, NY

Postmenopausal Depression

Changes in your hormones during menopause can impact your mental health as well as your physical health. You may experience feelings of anxiety, stress or even depression.

Postmenopausal Depression

The four common symptoms:

  • Hot flashes
  • Poor sleep
  • Genitourinary symptoms/sexual dysfunction
  • Mood changes

These four were most seen among postmenopausal women are referred to as postmenopausal syndrome.

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that nearly 40% of postmenopausal women may also have depressive symptoms requiring treatment.

Women entering menopause experience a decrease in hormones, which may make them prone to psychological changes such as depression anxiety, irritability, lack of concentration, and panic or fear.

Ketamine infusion therapy can be beneficial and produce long-lasting symptom relief from depression and anxiety related to postmenopausal depression. As with other mental health conditions treated with ketamine, many patients experience a rapid response and may feel a change in mood after one or two treatments.

Dr. Kullman offers the following treatments for Postmenopausal Depression

  • Ketamine infusion therapy

  • Home ketamine treatment

Ketamine therapy is available as an intravenous (IV) infusion, nasal spray, pill, or dissolving tablet. If you’re a candidate for home ketamine treatment, you can have the medication delivered right to your doorstep. 

Schedule an in-person or telehealth evaluation with Michael Kullman, MD, by phone or online today. 

Treatments are coordinated with the patient’s current referring mental health provider.

Interested in learning more about Dr. Michael Kullman’s services?

15-minute consultations are always complementary!