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.
None. If you don't have a vitamin deficiency, there is no evidence that vitamins can help and evidence suggests that some vitamins can worsen cognitive function or increase the risk of dementia.

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Can vitamin B12 help alleviate depression or dementia?

Possibly. If the person has a reversible dementia related to low levels of vitamin b12, then replacing vitamin B12 could help. Together with folate, (folic acid) B12 has also been implicated in some cases of depression. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15671130. Read more...
Not usually. If you have a B12 deficiency it can cause dementia and depression but this uncommon in the american diet. If one doesn't eat much meat it can be worth checking. Read more...

Could Lewy body dementia be caused by Vitamin B12 deficiency?

Unrelated. Deficiency of B12 can cause dementia, but Lewy Body Dementia is a separate disorder. See this site for info on Lewy Body Dementia. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lewy-body-dementia/basics/definition/CON-20025038. Read more...
Lewy body dementia. The etiology for Lewy body dementia is largely unknown, but it is not believed to be related to vitamin B12 deficiency that can cause otherwise significant neurological symptoms mimicking dementia. An overlap is always possible and vitamin B 12 deficiency should be corrected promptly. So far, there is no known cure for Lewy body dementia, treatment being mostly symptom directed. Read more...

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...