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SF
Vitamin B

I wonder if the research into Alzheimers in the news today has any baring on Parkinson's too. It seems
Vitamin B Could Slow the Advance of Alzheimer's,

I remember vitamin B being mention before somewhere in relation to Parkinson's but nI don't have time to search at the mo

ray of sunshine

My Neuro promotes Vitamin E for us lot. Might as well take the full set!

ray of sunshine

Hey SF, you cut'n'pasted the same spelling mistake from the other forum! LOL!

Laugh out loud

blueeyes47

Vitamin B6 can accelerate the conversion of the drug levodopa in to dopamine, before it reaches and can be used by the brain. However these days most levodopa medications contain an inhibitor thus ensuring the levodopa is only converted to dopamine once in the brain. I am not saying avoid vitamin B6 intake via normal diet, however if your taking levodopa medication i would avoid taking vitamin B6 supplements.

SF

Thanks sunshine for highlighting my deficiencies!
Redface

I have previously asked for an edit function in here...i am always needing it!

and thanks blue eyes

ray of sunshine

Only teasing, SF!

Wink

annebernadette

If Vit B ( 1, 6 12) could cure PD, essential tremor, vertigo or the common cold I am your person. I have a cupboard full of the things. One GP prescibes, another denies and neuro's are oblivious

blueeyes47

hi annebernadette

Sounds like your a bit of a Vitamin B fan.

It must cost you a small fortune keeping your cupboard stocked with Vitamin B? Why not just buy some supermarket own brand shreddies at £1.50 a box? Two small servings a day contains nearly two thirds of your required RDA for Vitamin B1, B2, B6, AND B12. In fact a couple of bowls of shreddies are not only rich in vitamin B, but also Iron and Fibre. Just don't try knitting them though if your shaking otherwise you might stab yourself with the needle. Big grin

ray of sunshine

When "experts" recommend a particular vitamin - B, say - do you think the message they're trying to get across is "Make sure you always get the full RDA", or are they suggesting that certain groups, like us, might benefit from MORE?

If the latter, how MUCH more?

annebernadette

Thank you Blueeyes47 for confirming my suspicions. GP said naught about shreddies, and I actually quite like them. No danger of me wielding knitting needles-

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