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Re: Lithium biochemistry (low level mechanisms) undopaminergic

Posted by SLS on January 25, 2023, at 11:30:23

In reply to Re: Lithium biochemistry (low level mechanisms) SLS, posted by undopaminergic on January 25, 2023, at 10:40:38

> >
> > According to a paper I found, there is a bimodal dosage distribution between low-dosage versus high-dosage lithium. Low dosages of lithium increased the release of glutamate in the hippocampus, while high dosages decreased it.
> >
>
> Sounds a lot like the article I posted about at:
> https://www.dr-bob.org/babble/20220917/msgs/1121444.html
>
> According to that, the reverse is true about hippocampal glutamate levels. In other words, lower lithium doses are associated with a reduction, and higher doses with an increase.
>
> -undopaminergic
>

This certainly needs more investigation. Obviously, it is important to know the relationship between glutamate levels and mood.


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