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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 – is probably better.  [Lithium orotate 5mg, 20mg, 120mg, and 130mg pills are inexpensive on Amazon.]Lithium 150 mg per day is advisable for anyone with a [...]

By |2022-03-03T09:18:29+00:00September 8th, 2019|ALZHEIMER’S, Psychiatrist Notes|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


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 [...]

By |2022-03-03T11:54:54+00:00June 26th, 2016|ALZHEIMER’S, depression, medication|2 Comments
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