Tag: lithium

Low-dose lithium may ease alcohol cravings, boost mood and MORE in alcoholics – AND their relatives

Studies on lithium and alcoholism have been mixed, and a consensus hasn’t been reached about whether it can help reduce alcohol consumption and favourably alter mood. But in 41 years of [...]

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Misunderstood ‘miracle mineral’ beats back Alzheimer’s disease and increases lifespan

Lithium is found in the highest concentrations in water, so it’s no surprise that marine animals have somewhat higher levels of this mineral than terrestrial animals. It’s also found naturally in [...]

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Help ease alcohol cravings with lithium

One of the many ways lithium exerts its effects in humans and animals is by reducing brain cell death (for the technically inclined, apoptosis) when the cells are exposed to neurotoxins. In [...]

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Using lithium safely: Prevent lithium side effects with essential fatty acids

Over a decade ago, a woman visited Tahoma Clinic on the advice of her psychiatrist. She was severely bipolar, requiring a maximum dose of lithium carbonate to keep her symptoms under control. [...]

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