Advanced Brain + Body Clinic Blog

Read the latest from Dr. Brian Johns, Dr. Stephen Manlove, and the ABBC team covering topics such as treatment resistant depression, esketamine/ketmaine (Spravato), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), and more.

Antidepressant Options: Classes, Optimal Dosages, Side Effects & More

Antidepressant Options: Classes, Optimal Dosages, Side Effects & More

People often come to our Minneapolis depression clinic believing they have tried “every medication” for their depression, though that is rarely the case.

All too often, treatment-resistant patients may, in fact, be very treatable with antidepressants. A patient’s treatment-resistance to antidepressant medication is often caused by one of three scenarios.

How to Have the Best Ketamine Treatment Experience

How to Have the Best Ketamine Treatment Experience

In a recent blog, Ketamine Misconceptions: How One Patient’s ‘Weird’ Experience Could Have Been Life-Changing, I address some common misconceptions about ketamine that may be turning people away from this life-saving treatment. In addition to the details shared in...

Teen Suicide

Teen Suicide

It is heartbreaking to hear that a teenager has chosen to end their own life. The devastating news creates shock waves throughout the entire community. Family, friends, teachers, coaches, and many others are all left wondering how it’s possible that this could have happened.

Questions Providers Ask About TMS, Ketamine and Spravato in Minnesota

Questions Providers Ask About TMS, Ketamine and Spravato in Minnesota

 At the recent Minnesota Medical Association annual conference, many important questions were asked by primary care and specialist physicians during the session titled: The Use of Ketamine, Esketamine (often referred to by its brand name Spravato in Minnesota), and...

Minneapolis Ketamine and TMS Clinic Expands Team

Minneapolis Ketamine and TMS Clinic Expands Team

Dr. Kellie LeBlanc Joins Advanced Brain + Body Clinic Minneapolis, MN November 18, 2021 Advanced Brain + Body Clinic (AB+BC), a growing ketamine and TMS clinic in Minneapolis/St.Paul, added Dr. Kellie LeBlanc to the team, opening more appointment options for those...

Options for Depression Management

Options for Depression Management

Depression can present itself uniquely for each person, varying from mild to severe. Before deciding on a treatment for your depression, it’s important to know management options and the various levels of depression that each method is best for.

Why Ketamine Treatment for Depression Isn’t Enough

Why Ketamine Treatment for Depression Isn’t Enough

5 Essential Rules for Holistic Approach to Treatment-Resistant Depression Depression is indeed a disease. And as the name of our Minneapolis psychiatry clinic suggests, it’s a disease of the brain AND body. While depression is completely treatable in the vast majority...