Overview

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (WKS) is a type of brain disorder caused by a lack of vitamin B1. The syndrome is actually two separate conditions that can occur at the same time. Usually you'll experience symptoms of Wernicke's enceph[read article]

Tests for Wernicke Korsakoff syndrome

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Neurological Examination
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Vitamin B1 Test
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Red blood cells (RBCs) carry oxygen throughout your body. An enzyme known as pyruvate kinase is needed for your body to make red blood cells and maintain their func...  More
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Red Cell Transketolase Test
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Blood Alcohol Test
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Transketolase Test
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Medical Procedures for Wernicke Korsakoff syndrome

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According to the American Physical Therapy Association, the goal of physical therapy or physiotherapy is to improve mobility, restore function, reduce pain, and pre...  More
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Alcohol Rehabilitation and Detoxification
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Prescribed Medications for Wernicke Korsakoff syndrome

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THIAMINE (THAHY uh min) is a vitamin B1. It is added to a healthy diet to prevent or to treat low vitamin B1 levels.  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Wernicke Korsakoff syndrome

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THIAMINE (THAHY uh min) is a vitamin B1. It is added to a healthy diet to prevent or to treat low vitamin B1 levels.  More
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Self Care for Wernicke Korsakoff syndrome

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Nutritional Support
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A balanced diet is one that gives your body the nutrition it needs to function properly. In order to get truly balanced nutrition, you should obtain the majority of...  More
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Alcohol Abstinence
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Herbs and Supplements for Wernicke Korsakoff syndrome What's this?

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Thiamin (also spelled thiamine) is a water-soluble B-complex vitamin, previously known as vitamin B1 or aneurine. Thiamin was isolated and characterized in the 1920...  More
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