Can Vitamins Fight Dementia?

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Here are some vitamins that may help slow or prevent memory loss:
  • Vitamin B-12 - You should be able to get enough B-12 naturally, as it’s found in foods such as fish and poultry.
  • Vitamin E - It is found in nuts, seeds, dark-colored fruits and vegetables.
  • Zinc - Most of the elderly population is deficient in zinc.
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A just-released study by UT Health San Antonio and collaborating institutions shows age-related decreases in blood flow to the brain and memory loss can be modified with the drug rapamycin.

This finding, if furthered, holds implications for aging in general and perhaps offers an avenue to prevent Alzheimer's dementia in some people.

Rapamycin is an immunosuppressant.