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Interesting article, thanks. Lithium and Lithium Orate is sold w/o prescription. One company is https://www.lifeextension.com.

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Can anyone here clarify for me how much lithium orotate to take to obtain the recommended 1 mg of pure lithium? My confusion stems from the fact that every lithium supplement I can find in the U.S. is either 1 mg or 5 mg. of lithium orotate. The capsules I have say they are 1000 mcg (1 mg.) of lithium as lithium orotate. Does this mean the capsule actually contains 23 mg of lithium orotate, which is equivalent to 1 mg. of pure lithium? So I would take one of these daily to obtain the 1 mg of pure lithium for prevention of lithium-deficiency-related diseases? I don't know how to tell whether this capsule contains 1 mg. of pure lithium or 1 mg. of lithium orotate, which would require 23 capsules to get 1 mg of pure lithium.

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Very good information. Thank you Dr Nehls! Have watched a number of your excellent interviews and learn something each time. This article is an essential reference!

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Would lithium orotate be useful for people with epilepsy?

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if someone is on lexapro 10mg a day can they also take Lithium 1mg

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Extremely interesting. Thanks. Lithium Orotate can be bought through a Swedish webshop: https://ecosupplements.dk/product/lithium-orotate-5mg-60-kapsler/

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Thank you for the info! Do you have any thoughts on how lithium might affect Multi System Atrophy? My brother-in-law was recently diagnosed with this.

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