Lithium in Stroke and Brain Ischemia Models

In a 2007 animal study of brain ischemia, Dr. Yan reports lithium facilitated recovery of brain functions like spatial learning and memory in mice after cerebral ischemia caused by 15 minutes of carotid artery occlusion. The authors state: “These results suggest that...

Research Studies on Lithium and Mood

Nutritional Supplement Levels of Lithium- Benefit for Mood A total of 24 subjects, 16 males and 8 females, average age 29.4 +/- 6.5 y, were randomly divided into two groups. Group A received 400 micrograms/d of lithium orally, in tablets composed of a naturally...

Research Studies on Lithium and Longevity

Japanese Community drinking water Lithium and Mortality Based on a large Japanese observational cohort, we identify effects of tap water-derived lithium on overall mortality. Independently, we have exposed Caenorhabditis elegans, a small roundworm commonly used for...

Research Studies on Lithium and Alzheimer’s Disease

A number of studies have looked at the effect of very low doses of lithium as an Alzheimer’s treatment or prevention option. A 2015 review in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease analyzed the data from three randomized placebo-controlled clinical trials of lithium for...