Vitamin D is effective in patients with senile dementia

Role of Vitamin-D in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

This study evaluated the effect of vitamin D on mental function in elderly people. 80 participants were included and divided into two groups (group A and group B). Group A received a vitamin D supplementation and the participants of group B functioned as controls. Subsequently, dementia and vitamin D levels were assessed. The results showed that vitamin D supplementation caused a significant improvement in mental functions in patients with senile dementia. Further details can be found in the study.
Gangwar AK, Rawat A, Tiwari S, Tiwari SC, Narayan J, Tiwari S. Role of Vitamin-D in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 2015 Jan-Mar;59(1):94-9.


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