Mania can be associated with manic depression or bipolar, but it can also be caused by drugs such as stimulants like cocaine and amphetamines. Substance abuse issues must be diagnosed and treated to heal mania. Quantum Brain Healing uses many herbs and several of these herbs have stimulative type effects for some people. These include green tea, St. John's Wort, Rhodiola rosea, horny goat weed, ginseng, Carnitine, 5-HTP, and SAME supplementation need to be closely monitored to avoid increasing the magnitude of the mania.
All stimulating supplements and food substances should be avoided including coffee, chocolate, sugar, corn syrup, and tea. These supplements can also be triggers for bipolar patients turning depression into mania.
Electroconvulsive Therapy can trigger suicide in patients with mania. Electro-cranial Stimulation could also result in overstimulation and result in mania for a person having the disease. This patient should not use electric blankets and should sleep with few electrical appliances close to their bed.
Excess thyroid levels may create some symptoms which resemble mania or hypomania like insomnia, hyperactivity, or increased energy. It is important for mood disorder patients to have their vitamin, mineral and hormone levels tested. Many mood disorders are vitamin, mineral or hormone imbalances which are undiagnosed. High thyroid or testosterone levels can produce symptoms of extreme energy or hyperactivity that are also found in mania. Hormone imbalances should have diagnostic blood work and be treated. Many mood disorders may produce elevated daily requirements of certain vitamins or minerals. Nutritional supplementation can resolve mood disorders or calm mania. ADHD can also have symptoms that are similar to mania.
穢Dr R Stone MD Alternative Medicine-India