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What Vitamin Is Good For Dementia
B 12: There is a particular dementia associated to lack of vitamin b 12 which is part of all cellular membranes specially of the nervous system. If there is no low level of vit b wont help. Drs. Screen all pts. With dementia for this. In general it is recommended to ingest oils containing omega 3, like fish oil or eat tuna, salmon and fish c low in mercury for the esphyngomyeline needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a link between dementia and slightly low levels of vitamin d with a lowered white blood cell count?
Perhaps, it depends: I don't have enough info to know in your situation. There are many causes of dementia. Low white count may signify chronic viral infection or infections like Lyme which can cause dementia. Low D is associated with impaired immunity, inflammation & increased risk of autoimmunity,all of which can aggravate dementia.Check B12 levels, thyroid, heavy metal toxicity etc. Consult an integrative MD or ND. ...Read more
Mother is being given stool softener and two centrum vitamins and she 87 years old and is very dehydrated also
dementia by the caregiver?
As above ?: Is not easy but what is u question? ...Read more
Many good things: Vitamin d regulates the calcium and phosphorus levels in the blood it inhibits parathyroid hormone secretion from the parathyroid gland vitamin d affects the immune system in the absence of vitamin k(blood thinner) , vitamin d can promote soft tissue calcification.It is showen to have effect on many syestems in the body (lungs, blood pressure, kidney functions). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When a dementia is moved to a new facility, how soon should he/she have visitors? I heard it's sometimes good to wait a couple weeks or so.
I am 71; memory is good but I am so distracted and can't seem to finish a task. Is it sign of dementia? I don't get joy from much in life.
Multivitamin: There are many multivitamins out there but one within your budget and suits your lifestyle: active/sport or a regular one should suffice. B-complex, vit d, vit e, vit k, and vit c are great and when combined with a regular healthy diet, will help. Its often better to get as many nutrients through foods as your body absorbs them better and provide fiber. ...Read more
No Single Answer: Most are not "vitamins, " but dietary supplements. Many are described in my books, smart drugs & nutrients, and smart drugs ii. Among the best, i consider dmae (dimethylaminoethanol) 500-1, 00 mg/day, phosphatidylserine 300 mg/day, phosphatidylcholine 1, 000 mg/day, acetyl-l-carnitine 1, 500 mg/day, vinpocetine (a periwinkle extract) 20-40 mg/day, and ginkgo biloba 240 mg/day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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