Aug 18, 2010

Folic acid

"Low folate levels are associated with poor cognitive performance in the general population." Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Newsletter

The article goes on to say that among the population of people who have normal folate levels, taking folic acid supplements did not help; but it might be worth a conversation with one's doctor. It is yet another benign way that may be helpful to the cognitive functioning of the person to whom we are providing care.

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