Category Archives: Lithium Is A Brain Nutrient SeriesBr

Lithium – A Brain Nutrient Series Part Five: Lithium for Mood and Depression

                                                                         Majid Ali, M.D. Lithium gave Lithia Springs and Lithia Water their names. Many healing benefits were attributed to Lithia Water during the years of early American history and the water pulled people from long distances for healing hopes. Such visitors included people with mental health concerns. In 1887 Judge Bowden, an investor, bought the springs with a group of

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Lithium Is A Brain Nutrient Series Part Seven

                                                Lithium Toxicity and Lab Testing                                                         Majid Ali, M.D. For about twenty years, I have considered low-dose lithium (50 to 100 mg daily) to be a useful brain nutrient in the care of patients with anxiety, depression, psychosis, and autism spectrum and related developmental challenges. I first leaned about it from Professor Oscar Krusei of Columbia University, New York,

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Lithium Is A Brain Nutrient Series – Part Seven: Lithium Toxicity

                                                                   Majid Ali, M.D. For about twenty years, I have considered low-dose lithium (50 to 100 mg daily) to be a useful brain nutrient in the care of patients with anxiety, depression, psychosis, and autism spectrum and related developmental challenges. I first leaned about it from Professor Oscar Krusei of Columbia University, New York, and later of Capital University of

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Lithium Is A Brain Nutrient Series – Part Three

                                                         Lithium, Depression, Prof. Krusei, and Me                                                      Majid Ali, M.D. I dedicate this series on lithium as a brain nutrient to Prof. Oscar Krusei, a physician true to his calling. He served on the faculty of Columbia University, New York, and Capital University of Integrative Medicine, Washington, D.C. He deeply and passionately cared for his patient in Morristown

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Lithium Is A Brain Nutrient Series – Part Two: How Lithium’s Benefits Were Discovered

                                                             Majid Ali, M.D. In 1970s, animals living in areas with minimal amounts of lithium in the drinking water supply were found to have higher mortality rates, as well as abnormalities of reproduction and behavior. This was not the first time professionals who cared for animals proved to be more nutritional enlightened than doctors. In 1990, a study

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