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The Vitamin B-6 Pyridoxine page provides information and resources to learn the benefits, food sources, deficiency-toxicity symptoms, and supplement recommendations.

Vitamin B-6 Pyridoxine

Benefits And Uses For Vitamin B-6 Pyridoxine:

B-6 helps the body convert protein, carbohydrates and fats into energy.  It helps with anemia, depression and malaise.  Large doses may be used to counteract side effects of some chemotherapies. 

Deficiency Symptoms Of Vitamin B-6 Pyridoxine:

Depression, anemia, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, mouth soreness, kidney stones, diabetes, PMS symptoms.

Toxicity (Overdose) Symptoms Of Vitamin B-6 Pyridoxine:

Extremely low toxicity.  Very large injections 100-200 mg + may result in sleepiness and in very rare instances, nerve ending damage.

Foods High In Vitamin B-6 Pyridoxine:

Organ meats, yeast, grains, potatoes, walnuts, peas, avocados, pears, bananas, ocean fish.

Supplements Of Vitamin B-6 Pyridoxine:

The recommended 2.5 mg is present in any balanced diet.  Natural multi-vitamin or B-complex supplements usually contain enough B-6 to handle any normal bodily demand for the vitamin.

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