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What vitamin is good for dementia?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Maureen Nash
Psychiatry - Geriatric

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Maureen Nash
Dr. Maureen Nash
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