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Living with Dementia

Vitamin B 1

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome

Korsakoff syndrome is a chronic memory disorder caused by severe deficiency of thiamine (vitamin B-1). Korsakoff syndrome is most commonly caused by alcohol misuse, but certain other conditions also can cause the syndrome.

About Korsakoff Syndrome
Thiamine (vitamin B-1) helps brain cells produce energy from sugar. When levels fall too low,… Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome   



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