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June 26, 2016

Using L-methylfolate for depression
depression

Using L-methylfolate/5-MTHF / Deplin for depression

L-methylfolate is not a stronger form of folic acid.  L-methylfolate is the active vitamin.  It crosses the blood brain barrier more easily than any other form of folate.   Folic acid is not found in nature.  The vitamin companies make it because it is cheap and easily absorbed. It takes 5 steps to convert folic acid

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The Best TMS Brain Care Treatments
bipolar

MEDICATION FOR BIPOLAR DEPRESSION

TREATING BIPOLAR DEPRESSION:   updated 5/26/2016 Depression that occurs in someone who is bipolar is more complicated to treat than unipolar depression.    Optimal treatment often requires several medications—even 5 or 6 or more.  Rarely will one medication suffice.   Antidepressants should be avoided if at all possible:  they may initially help, but then the person is having

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The Best TMS Brain Care Treatments
medication

CONSTIPATION INSTRUCTIONS [OTC = over the counter]

water retaining medication: Try this one first:  OTC (over the counter):  docusate/ Colace – sold generically as docusate sodium— adult dose is 100 to 500mg per day; usually sold in 100mg gel capsules–usual dose is 2 a day–but it is very safe and a lot more can be taken.    It may take a few days

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TMS- What Does it Stand For?
TMS

WHAT IS TMS TREATMENT?

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive method of treating depression that uses repetitively pulsed magnetic fields to generate an electrical current in a targeted region of the brain.    The magnet energy extends only 2 to 3 cm into the brain in an area of about size of 50 cent piece. It penetrates farther,

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ADHD
ADHD

5 Stimulants for ADHD and depression, List & Instruct.doc

THERE ARE BASICALLY 5 MEDICATIONS FOR ADHD:     STRATTERA : similar to an antidepressant; you cannot skip weekends;  you have to build up the dose over a week or two.  It is the “mildest” of the medications, but it has a lower rate of being 100% effective.   It is not a controlled substance. —like an

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tms treatments for depression case study
Case Study

5 REPRESENTATIVE CASES OF TMS TREATMENT

[7/31/2014:  all 5 of these patients had never been euthymic prior to TMS, and as of now, all of them have been euthymic and with no relapses for over 2 years.  After years of only partial success with medication in someone who has never been euthymic, what are the odds the next medication will make

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How To Find Good Psychiatrist In The USA
bipolar

9 TMS bipolar case series WITHOUT names or letters

Case # 1: (9/16/11):  46 y.o.  single male with Bipolar I Disorder who was successfully treated with left  dlPFC excitatory  treatment.    He had been treated for 10 years by one author (-RDM).   He was in a severe TRD (treatment resistant depression) for 6 months, and could not work   He on :    Divalproate 1500 lithium 600

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DEPRESSION
ALZHEIMER’S

USING LOW DOSE LITHIUM TO PREVENT BOTH ALZHEIMER’S AND DEPRESSION.

MY RATIONALE FOR USING LOW DOSE LITHIUM—150MG/DAY—TO PREVENT BOTH ALZHEIMER’S AND DEPRESSION.  Dementia is a major public health problem.  The prevalence is 1%  at the age 60 years, and rises to over  30% of the population by age 90 (Nunes et al., 2007).   A history of depression doubles the risk of Alzheimer’s.  Bipolar disorder increases

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DIET MEDICATIONS
DIET

DIET MEDICATIONS | Also see www.clinicalpsychiatricnews.com June 2008

OLDER ANOREXIANTS THAT ARE (or were)FDA APPROVED FOR WEIGHT LOSS     PHENTERMINE  [original brand name was Fastin decades ago; available generic; a cousin of amphetamines].  Available in 15, 30 & 37.5mg,   A 30mg capsule every AM is usual dose; maximum dose  is 37.5mg capsule  (commonly available in this dose as the brand Adipex-P).   15mg is

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