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vitamin D - The effect on Brain Function and Dementia

Friday, 20 November 2015  |  Editor

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Brain function, dementia and vitamin D

A recent study of 858 adults over the age of 65 showed vitamin D deficiency to be related to a decline in brain function. The Italian adults were given regular cognitive function tests over 8 years alongside blood tests to assess their vitamin D status, and the most severely deficient showed the most substantial decline. A similar study of 752 women over the age of 75 showed comparable results.

Some studies have gone further to link vitamin D deficiency with dementia and Alzheimer’s. One such study tested 231 women and 109 men aged 65 to 99, and demonstrated that those with vitamin D deficiency were 2.3 times more likely to have dementia and 2.5 times more likely to have Alzheimer’s. 

We have a number of articles about different aspects of Vitamin D and the vital roll it plays. Click of any link below to look at that subject or, below the links, click to bring up a printable PDF document covering all of the subjects by the excellent Nutrigold company, which also incorporates references.


 
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