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Coronavirus Episodes

The Mental Toll of Quarantine

September 28, 2020 | Podcasts

How did the rate of depression triple over a single month in 2020? In this episode you’ll learn how to distinguish clinical depression from normal stress, so you’re better prepared to take care of the 1 in 3 U.S. adults who are currently endorsing the DSM criteria. [Study Link] Published On: 9/28/2020 Duration: 22 minutes, 7 seconds Rough Trans


Lithium vs. Coronavirus

September 21, 2020 | Podcasts

Half a dozen research papers suggest that lithium’s anti-viral properties may extend to the coronavirus. But the idea is far from tested, and patients with coronavirus are also at higher risk for lithium toxicity. We also touch on a safer and simpler way to prevent COVID-19: Vitamin D. How to order vitamin D: Vitamin D, 25-Hydroxy (Diagnostic code=E