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Old 01-08-2019, 10:28 PM   #1
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My doctor decided to put me on a low dose of lithium added to my antidepressants as he said it sometimes helps treatment resistant depression. After 20 days I started to feel better. He just upped my dose and so far so good.

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Hello nofences: Thanks for sharing this experience. I see this is your first post here on PC. So... welcome to Psych Central. I hope you find PC to be of benefit.
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That's great! I was on lithium a while ago. The only thing I want to mention is that if you have people with hypothyroidism in your family, make sure you get your thyroid checked while on lithium. It can sometimes act as a trigger for autoimmune thyroiditis - happened to me. And that's especially important because hypothyroidism can make you depressed.

Anyway, glad it's helping you.
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