CHARLESTON, SC (FOX24 NEWS NOW) — Ketamine is a medication used as anesthesia since the 1970s. It produces a trance-like state that usually helps with pain, sedation, and memory loss. Ketamine has recently been discovered as an alternative treatment to assist with physical and psychological diseases. Dr. Richard Bowen of the Charleston Ketamine Center has been heavily involved in ketamine research and practice. Dr. Bowen and his team have conducted over 2,500 infusions over the past four years. He joins us in the studio today with more insight on the medication.