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Anti inflammatory. Why not Aspirin ?

This initial pharmacoepidemiological studies on patients treated with lithium does not establish a statistically significant association between the use of the whole class of drugs that inhibit PLA2 and/or COX enzymes and amelioration of BD symptoms. That low-dose aspirin decreased the number of medication events, irrespective

Inflammation and Bipolar.

Over the past decade, bipolar disorder has been consistently associated with clinical comorbidities . Recent data from the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder show that over 50% of patients with chronic bipolar disorder have at least one associated comorbidity. Prominent in this group are cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, dyslipidemia, and

Lithium Orotate. Bypass the Side effects.

The real breakthrough of lithium supplementation is discovered through the use of an all natural, organic lithium compound known as Lithium Orotate (LO). (Lithium and Orotic Acid were formulated together by Dr. Hans Nieper, an acknowledged German medical doctor and genius.) Lithium has been long known

Lithium Carbonate. Clinical.

  Side Effects. Drowsiness, dizziness, tiredness, increased thirst, increased frequency of urination, weight gain, and mildly shaking hands (fine tremor) may occur. These should go away as your body adjusts to the medication. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Remember that your doctor

Lithium. Mechanism of Action.

The precise mechanism of action of Li+ as a mood-stabilizing agent is currently unknown. It is possible that Li+ produces its effects by interacting with the transport of monovalent or divalent cations in neurons. An increasing number of scientists have come to the conclusion that

Lithium Carbonate

“Lithium in Drinking Water and the Incidences of Crimes, Suicides, and Arrests Related to Drug Addictions.” The scientific story of lithium’s role in normal development and health began unfolding in the 1970s. Studies at that time found that animals that consumed diets with minimal lithium

Pharmacotherapy for Bipolar

Q. What are the goals of pharmacotherapy in bipolar disorder ?  The selection of appropriate pharmacotherapy depends on both the history and presentation of treatable symptoms. As medication options have increased in number, various treatment guidelines have been developed from clinical studies and expert consensus

Steroid Induced Mania

  “WINNING IS ABOUT HEART, NOT JUST LEGS. IT’S GOT TO BE IN THE RIGHT PLACE.” – LANCE ARMSTRONG. Mr. Neo, 77-year-old male, premorbidly well adjusted, with family history of psychotic illness in brother, with no personal past history of mental illness suddenly developed redness

Dementia And Bipolar.

“WE CAN’T HELP EVERYONE, BUT EVERYONE CAN HELP SOMEONE.” – RONALD REAGAN. A 67-year-old female patient was referred to tertiary care hospital for a second opinion regarding a severe treatment-resistant depression. She was first referred to the department of psychiatry. Because she also suffered from

Delirium And Bipolar

  “For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return. ” – Leonardo da Vinci. Our patient a 29-year-old, graduate from middle socioeconomic status and urban Asian