This question appeared on the Mayo Clinic’s website (www.mayoclinic.org) and the response by David S. Knopman, M.D. pointed to interesting preliminary research suggesting that people with very low levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Dr. Knopman stressed that this association was observational and that more research was needed. To read the article, please visit: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alzheimers-disease/expert-answers/vitamin-d-alzheimers/faq-20111272
In honor of Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, we will be sharing a few articles on the benefits of vitamin D in fighting Alzheimer’s, dementia and cognitive decline .