Vitamins for Bipolar II Depression

Some vitamins for bipolar II may include vitamin B-1 (thiamin), vitamin B-6, and vitamin B-12. Other vitamins that may be considered helpful in some are vitamin E, vitamin A, and vitamin D. Before starting any alternative therapy your doctor should be consulted.

Fast Facts:

  • Amino acids have been shown to help increase serotonin production in the body.
  • Another helpful vitamin is vitamin C. It has been studied in the treatment of bipolar disorder.
  • Although vitamins may be helpful in treatment of bipolar II, you should not discontinue use of your prescribed medications.