The Vitamin Deficiency That Mimics Dementia

dementia vitamin deficiency


More than 55 million people live with dementia worldwide, a disease that causes memory loss, poor judgment, and confusion among other symptoms.

Nearly ten million new cases are diagnosed each year, or one every three seconds according to the Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) organization.


Symptoms of Dementia to Watch Out For 

Some of the main symptoms of dementia include the following:


-Limited social skills

-Impaired thinking abilities

-Mental confusion or decline, especially in the evening hours



-Anxiety and nervousness

-Jumbled speech

-Inability to combine muscle movements or unsteady walking


The Vitamin Deficiency That Mimics Dementia

Recently, Dr. Eric Berg shared the video below.

In it, he describes the one Vitamin deficiency that mimics dementia. It is often found in animal products and supplements only, which is why many people who consume a plant-based, vegan or vegetarian diet are deficient.

Learn more below:

Sources of Vitamin B12 to Add to Your Diet

Vitamin B12 is mainly found in the following food sources:

Animal liver and kidneys





Fortified Nutritional Yeast

-Wild caught salmon


Vitamin B12 supplements

Vitamin B-12 is water-soluble and absorbed by the intestines.

It is utilized by the body to make DNA and red blood cells. When not being used, it’s stored in the liver.


Vitamin B12 is Abundantly Found in One Type of Meat




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