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Thyroid Hormone Treatment For Depression Depression Treatment - Thyroid Hormone Treatment For DepressionThanks for tuning in to my video.  I am a psychiatrist in New York City and I specialize in TMS treatment and psychopharmacology (the scientific study of the effects of drugs on the mind and behavior). My focus is on the physical interventions that are available to [...]

By |2022-03-03T12:09:25+00:00March 5th, 2019|depression, treatment, Video|0 Comments


If you are skeptical, google them.  Google Scholar is usually best. When I have time, I will add references. Very low dose lithium almost certainly reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s-- and prevents cognitive decline. Even 5 mg once a week is probably of benefit, though I would advocate 5 mg per day or 150 mg once [...]

By |2022-03-03T09:39:42+00:00September 3rd, 2018|medication, psychiatrist|0 Comments


MISCELLANEOUS INSTRUCTIONS ON VITAMIN D3 DOSE—this is a steroid hormone mistakenly named a “vitamin” in ~1922.  [Take heed:  Avoid vitamin D2, which is available by prescription only,  as 50,000 I.U. gel capsules, to be taken once a week. D2 is from plants, is less potent and has a shorter ½ life. It [...]

By |2022-03-03T09:43:57+00:00September 3rd, 2018|medication|0 Comments

Best books on treating bipolar depression

These are the two best books on treating bipolar depression that I have run across.  If anyone has others, let me know.The James Phelps book—2016-- concerns Atypical Depression/ bipolar spectrum/ Bipolar II Disorder. On AmazonThe Robert Post book—2008-- is about quite a different problem:   Bipolar I Disorder—treatment resistant cycling and treatment resistant depression.  |On AmazonBoth [...]

By |2022-03-03T09:46:24+00:00September 3rd, 2018|bipolar|0 Comments


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 LITHIUM IS GOOD “FOR EVERYTHING”; below IS FROM A SLIDE OF HIS REGARDING LITHIUM: Lithium prevents unipolar and bipolar depressions Increases hippocampal and cortical volume [...]

By |2019-03-05T16:40:40+00:00September 3rd, 2018|medication|0 Comments

Lithium 5mg once a week or 1mg per day is no doubt sufficient to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s.

Bottom line on bottom line: Lithium 5mg once a week or 1mg per day is no doubt sufficient to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s. Lithium 5mg daily – or ~150mg once a week – is probably better.  [Lithium orotate 5mg and 120mg pills are inexpensive on Amazon.] Lithium 150 mg per day is advisable for [...]

By |2022-03-03T09:47:53+00:00September 3rd, 2018|ALZHEIMER’S|1 Comment

About Persistent Depressive Disorder Treatment With Psychiatrist Robert D. McMullen, MD NYC Persistent Depressive Disorder Treatment That WorksThere are many people who have long suffered from Persistent Depressive Disorder and while some traditional treatments have been effective, there is a segment of those who haven't been able to recover or to have their disorder alleviated effectively. There is a newer treatment that has been approved by [...]

By |2022-03-03T08:17:56+00:00September 3rd, 2018|depression, Video|1 Comment

Video About Dangers of Psychiatric Drugs & Helpful Psychiatric Medications Dangers and Side Effects of Psychiatric MedicationsPsychotic medicines have always been under the scanner because of the side effects linked to them. The old anti-psychotics have proven to be toxic to the brain in many instances. When a patient needs their brain to calm down, the anti-psychotics work almost against them as the brain [...]

By |2022-03-03T08:10:26+00:00September 2nd, 2018|medication, Video|0 Comments

Acute Depression vs Chronic Depression Treatment Depression and Chronic Depression Treatment   Robert D. McMullen has been practicing psychopharmacology for over three decades and is also a TMS BrainCare specialist. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation was approved by the FDA in 2008. Dr. McMullen has been incorporating TMS into his practice since 2010. His office is located in NYC where he treats clients for acute [...]

By |2022-03-03T09:49:22+00:00July 30th, 2018|depression, Video|0 Comments

Lithium alzheimer’s prevention & Lithium for Depression | Low dosage Dosage Lithium for Alzheimer's Prevention & for DepressionRobert D. McMullen has been practicing psychopharmacology for over 30 years as a psychiatrist. He also specializes in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation which uses magnetic pulses to alter brain activity in the prefrontal cortex and elevate the mood. TMS was approved by the FDA in 2008 and Dr. McMullen has [...]

By |2022-03-03T09:48:22+00:00July 30th, 2018|ALZHEIMER’S, depression, treatment, Video|0 Comments
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