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What effect exactly does lithum have on manic depression? How does it work in the brain?

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Dr. Alan Ali
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In brief: Lithium

Is a mood stabilizer, theorized to work through ion channels in nervous system (electrolyte channels) which affect transmission of neurochemicals.
This is one of several theories for its action.

In brief: Lithium

Is a mood stabilizer, theorized to work through ion channels in nervous system (electrolyte channels) which affect transmission of neurochemicals.
This is one of several theories for its action.
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