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4 IMPORTANT RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN MEDICINE In Depression Treatment

If you are skeptical, google them.  Google Scholar is usually best. When I have time, I will add references.  The lithium and the vitamin D are probably more important than the multivitamin.  VERY LOW DOSE LITHIUM ALMOST CERTAINLY REDUCES THE RISK OF ALZHEIMER’S– and prevents cognitive decline. Even 5 mg once a week is probably

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A FEW IMPORTANT RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN MEDICINE and psychiatry.

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

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MISCELLANEOUS INSTRUCTIONS ON VITAMIN D3 DOSE

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 was grandfathered in

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Dangers of Psychiatric Drugs & Helpful Psychiatric Medications
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Video About Dangers of Psychiatric Drugs & Helpful Psychiatric Medications

https://youtu.be/tn8KZaL9B7w The Dangers and Side Effects of Psychiatric Medications Psychotic 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

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Ketamine for Depression Treatment

Are you also suffering from a depression that does not seem to react to anything? In recent years, Ketamine for Depression Treatment has become more and more common as a possible treatment for depression. Especially among those experiencing severe depression which is resistant to other means of therapy or medication. You may have heard of

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Medications for Bipolar & Depression | HD video

Video Transcribe:  Medications  for Depression & Bipolar by Robert D. McMullen, MD   I’m Robert Mc Mullan, I’m a psychiatrist.  I went to Georgetown Medical School, which was a wonderful place. And I did my residency at Columbia Presbyterian hospital in psychiatry, which is a great research institution.  I’ve been in practice for 36 years, and

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WINTER DEPRESSION

There was a little article 12/1/2015 in NYT science section where a study showed that treating Depression with a light-box worked even in people who were not seasonal. The two main ways to treat winter depression are: #1: get a light box and sit 1 foot away from it every AM as soon as you

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Should We All Take a Bit of Lithium?
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Should We All Take a Bit of Lithium?

THE idea of putting a mind-altering drug in the drinking water is the stuff of sci-fi, terrorist plots and totalitarian governments. Considering the outcry that occurred when putting fluoride in the water was first proposed, one can only imagine the furor that would ensue if such a thing were ever suggested. The debate, however, is

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