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Experiencing Bipolar Depression? Good Old Thyroid Hormone Treatment May Help

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Could this common thyroid treatment be used to successfully treat bipolar disorder?

It may come as a surprise to some, but thyroid hormones are listed as a third-line treatment option for bipolar depression in the guidelines of the Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT).

Here to tell us more is Dr. Domenick Sportelli.

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Thank you, Dr. Sportelli. For those interested in learning more, check out the book The Art and Science of Thyroid Supplementation for the Treatment of Bipolar Depression by Dr. Kelly. I'm Kyle Kittleson, and remember, whatever you're going through - you got this.

Source: Psychiatric Times


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