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Senility (Senile Dementia)


About
Senility, commonly called dementia, develops when brain cells are lost. Some of the symptoms may include loss of long-term memory, fearfulness, forgetfulness, agitation, inability to process new information, frustration, paranoia, fear of being alone, etc. Injuries may occur along with constipation, nutritional deficiencies, and infections.


Notes
  • Make sure you are taking supplements for overall good health. If you are not taking these basic supplements, we recommend Enfuz from Vitabase. When you take a small packet of pills each day, you get all the basic nutrition you need. Each packet contains a multi-vitamin, CoQ10 (for heart health), Omega 3, Vitamin D-3, a probiotic, and a powerful set of antioxidants to help your body fight off disease.
  • A person can have feelings of loneliness, isolation, anger, frustration, and fatigue usually a therapist and family and friends can help these feelings.
  • Antidepressants and tranquilizers are sometimes used to deal with depression, anger, delusions and other symptoms. There is not a cure for Senility.
  • Check for food allergies.
  • Have a hair analysis.
  • Normally a person who is a long-term dementia cannot live alone, and usually requires a nurses care.
  • Smoking can raise the chance of receiving dementia.
  • To have a correct diagnosis a doctor will need to fully exam the individual.
  • You can try to prevent by not smoking, keep blood pressure under control, removing toxic metals from the body, pursuing chelation therapy, and a proper diet and supplements.


Advice
  • 50-75% of your diet should be raw foods.
  • Always wear your seat belt for protection and wear a helmet when biking.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Exercise regularly
  • Have a yearly physical.
  • Keep your home safe.
  • Need to have a bowel movement daily.



Helpful nutrients for this condition.

Dimethylglycine (DMG)
Importance: Very High
Comments: Boosts immune function. Promotes healthy brain function and acuity.


Essential fatty acids (flaxseed oil and primrose oil are recommended sources)
Importance: Very High
Comments: Boosts immune system. Beneficial for proper functions of brain and nervous system.


Free-form amino acid complex
Importance: Very High
Comments: Provides protein, an essential component of healthy brain function. Makes up for lack of protein in the elderly.


Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)
Importance: Very High
Comments: Boosts metabolism. Encourages healthy brain function. Soothing.


Garlic
Importance: Very High
Comments: Promotes healthy brain function. Eases anxiety and stress.


Ginkgo biloba
Importance: Very High
Comments: Enhances circulation to the brain. Improves memory and brain function. Prevents free radical damage to brain cells. Alcohol-free liquid extract is recommended.


L-Asparagine
Importance: Very High
Comments: Keeps the brain and central nervous system balanced.


L-Phenylalanine
Importance: Very High
Comments: Enhances memory. Helps with alertness. Good for depression. Caution: Those who suffer from panic attacks, PKU, diabetes, or high blood pressure and those taking MAO inhibitor drugs should refrain from taking this supplement.


L-Tyrosine
Importance: Very High
Comments: Enhances function of the brain. Helps with depression. Caution: Those taking MAO inhibitor drugs should refrain from taking tyrosine.


Melatonin
Importance: Very High
Comments: Promotes restful sleep. Enhances immune system. Good for keeping up equilibrium.


Vitamin B complex
Importance: Very High
Comments: Promotes healthy brain and nervous system. B vitamins are needed for the elderly because their ability to absorb B vitamins declines as they get older. Injections under a physician's care are recommended.


Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)
Importance: Very High
Comments: Promotes healthy brain function. Controls levels of electrolytes in the body.


Liver extract
Importance: Very High
Comments: Provides B vitamins and other nutrients.


Vitamin B complex
Importance: Very High
Comments: Promotes healthy brain and nervous system. B vitamins are needed for the elderly because their ability to absorb B vitamins declines as they get older. Sublingual form is recommended if injections are unavailable.


Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)
Importance: Very High
Comments: Promotes healthy brain and nervous system. B vitamins are needed for the elderly because their ability to absorb B vitamins declines as they get older. Sublingual form is recommended if injections are unavailable.


Vitamin B12
Importance: Very High
Comments: Protects against anemia and nerve damage. Enhances learning capabilities and memory. Lozenge or sublingual form is recommended.


Choline
Importance: High
Comments: Boosts brain function. Enhances mental capabilities and memory.


Vitamin B3 (niacin)
Importance: High
Comments: Enhances circulation to the brain. Reduces cholesterol levels. Caution: Those with gout, liver disorder, or high blood pressure should not take niacin.


Vitamin C
Importance: High
Comments: Decreases propensity of blood to clot. Enhances brain circulation.


Vitamin E
Importance: High
Comments: Enhances circulation to the brain. Improves immune system.



Helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.

Blessed Thistle, blue cohosh and anise
Type: Internal
Purposes: Aids in sharpening the mind.

Ginkgo biloba
Type: Internal
Purposes: Helps brain functions , improves memory and circulation in the cerebral.
Dosage: 1/2 dropperful 3 times a day apply under tongue and hold for a few minutes then swallow. Capsule form take 400 milligrams 3 times per day.

Gotu Kola, mullein oil, and ginseng
Type: Internal
Purposes: Helps with the memory function.

St. Johns wort and Kava kava
Type: Internal
Purposes: Helps to calm individuals who are angered easily.

Qian Ceng Ta
Type: Internal
Purposes: Raises memory retention.

Valerian Root
Type: Internal
Purposes: Helps a person to develop sleeping patterns.
Dosage: Take at bedtime.