1. rummy

    rummy Registered User

    Jul 15, 2005
    700
    Oklahoma,USA
    I know there has been some discussion on taking folic acid and I want to get on it but am unsure what the recommended dosage is. Does anyone have that info or know where I can find it?
    Thanks,
    Debbie
     
  2. Sandy

    Sandy Registered User

    Mar 23, 2005
    6,847
    Hi Debbie,

    I think you can find the information on the Alzheimer's Association (USA) web site:

    http://www.alz.org/news/05q3/081205.asp

    The actual research appeared in a journal that they publish.

    The UK Alzheimer's Society also has an article on this topic:

    http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/Research/Research_in_the_news/051006folates.htm

    I have to say that I regularly check the Alzheimer's Association's (USA) News page, as they have a very good coverage of policy and research stories that is up-to-date:

    http://www.alz.org/News/overview.asp

    Take care,

    Sandy
     
  3. Stimpfig

    Stimpfig Registered User

    Oct 15, 2005
    135
    Germany/India
    Some more stuff on Folic acid and memory at
    http://www.stanford.edu/group/hopes/treatmts/antinflm/i7.html


    Incidentally, I took folic acid and iron supplements for a month (was deficient in iron) and found that with folic acid, I wasn't as crochety as I normally am on those special days. :)

    Sue Stimpfig
     
  4. rummy

    rummy Registered User

    Jul 15, 2005
    700
    Oklahoma,USA
    great articles, thanks!
     

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