Dementia

Dementia is a term that describes the loss of cognitive function, usually because of damaged brain cells. It includes memory loss and at least one of the following:

People with dementia may not be able to care for themselves by getting dressed or eating. They may have trouble handling finances and may get lost in familiar settings.

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American ginseng Evening primrose oil (EPO) Flaxseed Ginger Ginkgo biloba Hawthorn Lemon balm Rosemary Siberian ginseng St. John's wort

Supplements

Alpha-linolenic acid Calcium Coenzyme Q10 Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid Flaxseed oil Gamma-linolenic acid Magnesium Omega-3 fatty acids Omega-6 fatty acids Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) Vitamin E Vitamin H (Biotin) Zinc

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Review Date: 4/1/2016  

Reviewed By: Steven D. Ehrlich, NMD, Solutions Acupuncture, a private practice specializing in complementary and alternative medicine, Phoenix, AZ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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