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Psychiatrist in New York City, New York

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...
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Cure Depression Naturally Tips & Videos

NON-MEDICATION INTERVENTIONS FOR DEPRESSION:

NON-MEDICATION INTERVENTIONS FOR DEPRESSION:             Act as if you are not depressed.  Do the things that you would do if you were not depressed.  I am aware this takes a...
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Sleep Disorder

NON-MEDICATION METHODS TO IMPROVE SLEEP:

NON-MEDICATION METHODS SO IMPROVE SLEEP: Take a hot bath (or shower) prior to going to bed. A warm bath may work as well as a sleeping medication.  [The brain literally...
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Depression

Options/ recommendations/ thoughts re TRD (treatment resistant depression)

Options/ recommendations/ thoughts re TRD (treatment-resistant depression), especially concerning atypical and bipolar spectrum depression.     --Robert D. McMullen, MD   7/28/2019         THE BIPOLAR SPECTRUM:   atypical depression and Bipolar II Disorder and their...
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Alzheimer’s

Bottom line on dose of lithium for Alzheimer’s prophylaxis:

Lithium 1mg per day or 5mg once a week are no doubt enough to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s.I believe lithium 5mg daily – or ~150mg once a week –...
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FISH OIL FOR DEPRESSION

FISH OIL FOR DEPRESSION

FISH OIL FOR DEPRESSION.  (This information sheet is somewhat disorganized and redundant because I have added it and altered it over the years).  (The best source of EPA is fish...
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Episodes of major depression

NUTRACEUTICALS for depression 8/12/2019, Robert D. McMullen, MD

Over the years I have occasionally had good success for depression with fish oil, NAC, inositol, L-methylfolate, very low dose lithium (150mg). I have not used a probiotic long enough...
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Serotonin & Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors

LITHIUM INFORMATION and INSTRUCTIONS:

Robert Post is one of the most prominent, as well as kind and generous, psychiatrists in the U.S.   He has been at NIMH for decades. ROBERT POST MD   [5/2017] SAYS...
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Serotonin & Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors

QUICK TAKE ON VITAMIN D DOSING

QUICK TAKE ON VITAMIN D DOSING [more complete information on dose is near the bottom]  Robert D. McMullen, MD               The  dose of vitamin D3 is based on weight.   A...
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psychiatrist notes

NAC INFORMATION SHEET —Robert D. McMullen, MD

[note reference at the bottom : vitamin D stimulates the formation of glutathione in the brain, and NAC provides the cysteine to manufacture more.] 7/3/2019:  This is embarrassing. When I first...
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lecture

Notes for Tokyo lecture given 11/27/18

Notes for Tokyo lecture given 11/27/18.  This is too complex for me, much less an audience, so I simplified it.  Robert D. McMullen, MD  (only I have pswd to signature)...
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