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The cause of mania is poorly understood, but some practioners have noted an association between hypothyroidism, adrenal insufficiency, and mania; treatment of these disorders appears to also benefit mania [Zondek1944b; Starr2005, pg 124].

Differential Diagnosis


Unless specifically noted above, references used in the construction of this web page include the following:

[FDM] Lecture notes from Functional Medicine University.

[SCNM] Lecture notes from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.

[UT] Lecture notes from the University of Tennessee graduate programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry.

[Starr2005] Mark Starr. Hypothyroidism Type 2: The Epidemic. Columbia, MO: Mark Starr Trust (2005).

[Stuart2006] J.J. Stuart & S.M. Pacholok. Could it be B12? An Epidemic of Misdiagnoses. Sanger, CA: Quill Driver Books/Word Dancer Press (2006).

[Zondek1944b] H. Zondek & G. Wolfsohn. Myxoedema and Psychosis. Lancet 2:438-439 (1944). [Cited by Starr2005].

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