Depression affects millions of people worldwide. While there are many treatments for depression, some people do not respond well to traditional therapies. Ketamine treatment presents a promising alternative for depression treatment. In this blog post, we will discuss how ketamine treatment can help treat depression. Glutamate Levels Ketamine is a type of anesthesia used in medical settings for decades. However, low doses of ketamine can treat depression. One of the ways ketamine works is by increasing levels of glutamate, a neurotransmitter in the brain responsible for regulating neuronal activity.