Vitamin D and Alzheimer’s Disease: Could Deficiency Increase Your Risk?
Mar 8, 2019
You know, we’ve explored (https://www.drperlmutter.com/vitamin-…), several times now (https://www.drperlmutter.com/vitamin-…), the relationship between vitamin D and risks for severe health complications, including dementia. Notably, my colleague Dr. Dale Bredesen has written and researched much on this topic. In fact, Dr. Bredesen even includes vitamin D supplementation in his protocol for treating Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Well, a new study in the journal Neurology (https://www.drperlmutter.com/study/vi…) explores the scientific fact behind this relationship. This longitudinal study followed 1,000+ elderly individuals who were free of dementia at the outset, to see how their vitamin D levels and brain health state changed over time. Here’s what they found.