A recent study conducted by Oxford University is indicating that large doses of vitamin B can help halt memory memory loss.

A recent study conducted by Oxford University is indicating that large doses of vitamin B can help halt memory memory loss in Alzheimer's patients.

Certain B vitamins – folic acid, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 – are known to control levels of the amino acid homocysteine in the blood, and high levels of homocysteine are associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s.

So the Oxford team set out to see whether supplements of the B vitamins that lower homocysteine could slow the higher rate of brain shrinkage, or atrophy, observed in mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s.

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