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How to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease

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  • What in Tucket? Provo, UT
    Aug. 9, 2014 8:23 a.m.

    The authors pointed out that they were unable to tell cause and effect. Was the Vit D level low as a result of Alzheimer's or caused by it? the other problem is a vit D level costs about $150. It may be worth the expense. I think every senior over 65 sould have one. Doctors seem to have a great deal of trouble deciding what the proper dose of Vit D is needed. Excessive D may cause kidney stones. I take a 2,000 unit D3 a couple times a week making my daily dose averaging about 600 international units IU). It is cheaper to buy a 2,000 unit tablet. As Vit D has a very long half life about 30 days you do not have to take it daily if you take a larger dose. Sun tanning is very effective in producing a lot of Vit D in a few minutes, but sun kills skin. See what your doctor advises.

  • george of the jungle goshen, UT
    Aug. 9, 2014 7:44 a.m.

    Start young, when or as you get older you lose the ability to absorb the d. also drink lots of water. The lack of enough water will causes the same symptoms.