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Dr. Nazeer is the Founder and President of APS Ketamine/Advanced Psychiatric Solutions, which he established in 2016 as the first psychiatric outpatient ketamine clinic in Illinois. He is board certified in Psychiatry as well as Addiction Medicine. He completed his psychiatry residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences in Shreveport where he held the role of Chief Resident. Dr. Nazeer is providing medical oversight to the growth plan of Wesana Clinics, with the model of comprehensive psychiatry clinics specialized ketamine and psychedelic therapies, integrated brain health and wellness centers, and technology utilization of Wesana Solutions remote patient monitoring product.

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What Does ‘Set And Setting’ Mean When Using Psychedelics?

The term 'set and setting' is used often for psychedelics, so here's what to know about the phrase.

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TMS Or Ketamine: Which Is More Effective? Breaking Down The Two Alternative Treatments

Find out whether TMS or Ketamine is the better option for mental health issues.

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Here’s Our Guide to Integrative Mental Health – A Holistic Approach to Therapy

Integrative mental health is a new paradigm that holds a great deal of potential.

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Is Ketamine Addictive? 11 Clinicians and Doctors Weigh In

This is a valid question but it does not have an easy answer.

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Do Shrooms Show Up On A Drug Test? Here’s a Complete Breakdown

Do shrooms show up on a drug test? This guide explains the various ways that psilocybin mushrooms are tested.

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What Does MDMA Do To Your Brain

What does MDMA do to your brain? This guide explains the experience, as well as discusses side effects.

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Ketamine vs. MDMA for PTSD: Which One Works Best?

While traditional therapies offer relief to many, there remains a significant group for whom these methods fall short. This is

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What To Expect: These are the Most Common Types of Ketamine Treatments

Ketamine is growing in popularity as a treatment for depression, bipolar, chronic pain, and other maladies. Ketamine can also be

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Ego Death: What It Feels Like And How You Can Experience It

What is ego death? We explain why this is one of the key aspects of a psychedelic experience.

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How Is Ketamine Made?

How is ketamine made? This guide provides clarity prior to trying the psychedelic therapy.

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Where Is Ketamine Legal In 2024

Is ketamine legal in your state or country? We explain what you need to know.

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Ketamine Therapy vs. Antidepressants: What Are The Pros And Cons Of Each?

Understanding ketamine therapy vs. antidepressants is crucial in finding the mental health solution for you.

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Is Ketamine an Opioid? Why One of These Painkillers is Safer Than the Other

Ketamine shares many traits with opioids. They both kill pain effectively. But how far do the similarities go?

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Ketamine Lozenges: Here’s How They Work

Medicine believes ketamine could be a breakthrough for depression. Lozenges are now available for at-home use. Here's how they work.

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Let’s All Argue About DMT Elves: Are They Real or Not?

DMT elves are entities that many DMT users experience. But what are they, and why do people see them?

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Ketamine Infusion Cost: Here are the Price Ranges for Depression, Pain and Other Treatments

There are varying factors that impact a ketamine infusion cost: These are some to know.

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Ketamine Dosage: What Clinics Give for IV, IM, Nasal and Oral Doses

Ketamine dosage is a complex and layered issue and plays a huge role in your experience.

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Kanna: The Legal, Natural ‘Heart Opener’ Similar to MDMA

You may have heard of a new psychoactive (but not psychedelic) substance called kanna. Some people are using it to

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Ayahuasca vs. DMT: The Differences You Should Know

Do you know what differentiates ayahuasca vs. DMT? You should.

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What Is Changa? Effects, Dosage, Recipes & More

What is changa? This guide explains what to know about the popular smoking blend.

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Mescaline: Definition, Cacti, Effects & More

Mescaline's healing powers are well-documented by Indigenous communities. This guide explains the psychedelic's uses and effects.

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Salvia Divinorum (Diviner’s Sage) – Seeds, Effects & More

We explain what salvia divinorum is, how to grow it, and where it's legal around the world.

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1P-LSD: Definition & Legality

This guide explains what 1P-LSD is, and how it differs from traditional LSD.

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What Is Molly (MDMA) Powder?

Molly (MDMA) Powder is an illicit drug on the street, but some are finding it useful for psychedelic therapy.

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How Long Do Shrooms Stay In Your System?

As more people use psilocybin, one popular question is how long shrooms stay in your system. This guide explains.

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HPPD: What Is It, And What Are Its Symptoms?

HPPD is a rare occurrence after a psychedelic experience, where a user has persisting effects.

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fNIRS: What Is It, And What Does It Have To Do With Psychedelics?

After a pilot study about fNIRS, researchers foresee it playing an "important role" in investigating the effects of psychedelics.

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Ketamine Experiences: What Happens If It Doesn’t Work?

This ketamine experience follows Devin, who describes how he used the psychedelic therapy for suicidal thoughts.

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Psychedelic Integration: What Does It Actually Mean, And Why Is It Important?

Psychedelic integration is a critical part of the psychedelic experience. This guide helps explain why.

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Mandrake Root: Healing, Harming, And Magical Properties

With a mythical reputation and both positive and negative side effects, what is the mandrake root really all about?

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Is Ketamine A Stimulant?

Is ketamine a stimulant, or something else? This guide helps explain.

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Spravato Treatment For TRD – Cost, Process & More

How does Spravato Treatment for treatment-resistant depression (TRD) work? This guide explains.

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Here’s Why Ketamine Is Different Than Any Other Psychedelic

Zeus Tipado, a PhD student focusing on the neuroscience of psychedelics, explains why ketamine differs from other psychedelics.

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How The Brain Changes In People With Chronic PTSD Following Ketamine Treatment

A new study helps explain how the brain changes when using ketamine for PTSD.

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Is Ibogaine A Promising Addiction Treatment Option?

Ibogaine is a unique psychedelic, and has an interesting history of use.

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Microdosing Psilocybin Mushrooms Is One Way to Get Into the Flow

Microdosing psilocybin mushrooms is becoming quite the popular practice.

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What Causes Visuals In Psychedelic Trips?

We explore what causes visuals in psychedelic trips — and it may surprise you.

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Ketamine: Everything You Need to Know About this Legal Therapeutic

Understand everything you need to know about ketamine.

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Does Microdosing Work? Here’s What the Science Says

Many people swear by microdosing, but it does have its issues.

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The Neuroanatomy Of A Psychedelic Trip: Brain Networks

During a psychedelic trip, these are the brain functions most impacted.

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What Is 5-MeO-DMT – One of The World’s Most Powerful Psychoactive Substances

5-MeO-DMT is a short-lasting psychedelic that is regarded as one of the world’s most powerful substance.

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The Neuroanatomy of a Psychedelic Trip: The Basics

What happens in your brain during a psychedelic trip?

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Is A Ketamine Infusion Covered By Insurance?

Before getting a ketamine infusion, it's important to know how much it will cost.

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What Receptor Does Ketamine Bind To?

The psychedelic binds to more than one receptor, and this is how it all works.

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Are Potentially Legal Psychedelics Safe For Pregnant Women?

Pregnant women may be interested in trying legal psychedelics, but is it safe?

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Can Ketamine Be Taken Orally?

There are many ways to take ketamine, so understand the process when done orally.

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How Ketamine Infusion Works

Before trying a ketamine infusion, educate yourself on how the process works.

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Here’s How Ketamine Affects The Brain

It's important to know how ketamine affects the brain following therapeutic use.

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Is MDMA Therapy A Safe Option If Taking Antidepressants?

Should MDMA therapy be considered even if you're regularly taking antidepressants?

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Clinical Research: Could Psychedelic Therapy Help Treat Eating Disorders?

Early studies reveal how psychedelic therapy shows promise vs. eating disorders.

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Does Psychedelic Therapy Work For The Experienced Psychedelic User?

Can psychedelics be an effective treatment for mental health issues even if you're an experienced user?

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Thinking About Ketamine Therapy? Ask Your Doctor These 5 Questions

Do your research prior to diving into ketamine therapy for the first time.

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How To Find The Best Ketamine Therapy Clinics

This serves as a guide to find the best ketamine therapy clinics near you.

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What Is Ketamine Therapy? Here’s What The Research Says

What is ketamine therapy? A guide to using the drug for mental health issues.

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