Bipolar Drug May Spur Weight Gain, Thyroid Problems: Review
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|Mon, 01-30-2012 - 10:23am|
According to Health Day News:
A new medical review finds that lithium, a common treatment for bipolar disorder, can lead to weight gain and causes high rates of abnormalities in the thyroid and parathyroid glands.
But the researchers found few signs of a link to skin problems or hair loss, and a suspected connection to birth defects hasn't been proven, according to the report published in the Jan. 20 online edition of The Lancet. READ MORE