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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Suggest treatment for lithium toxicity

My daughter was diagnose with lithium toxicity----silent and told she will have dementia. She is 41 years of age and in the middle of a terrible divorce and has two children ages 12 and 7. Her long term memory is ok, however, her short term seems affected right now. They claim this will only get worse. Please we need some assistance on this terrible diagnosis!!! Thanks for any help you can give us.
Mon, 26 Mar 2018
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Hello,

I understand your concern and would recommend stopping Lithium at first.

A balanced diet can help slow the progression of the disorder. I would also recommend also taking supplements containing GinkGo biloba, ginseng, L-carnitine and omega 3 fatty acids.

If her memory problems deteriorate, I would recommend consulting with a neurologist.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Aida Quka
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