If you've been following Alzheimer's research, you may have heard about the use of coconut oil in treating Alzheimer's disease. A physician in Florida has written about her experience with using coconut oil to treat her husband's symptoms of dementia, noting that he showed significant improvement after she added it to his diet.
So the question from a few of my readers is: Do you recommend coconut oil to treat Alzheimer's? In response, I conducted a review of the literature published online and summarized the information I found here:
If you've tried using coconut oil in response to symptoms of Alzheimer's, feel free to comment below if you found it to be helpful or not helpful.
Please note that this information should not be considered medical advice. Any supplements or other dietary changes should be discussed with the physician responsible for the care of the person with Alzheimer's disease.