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Vitamin B6 article

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)

Vitamin B6 supports glycogen and nitrogen metabolism, production and transport of amino acids, production and maintenance of red blood cells and hemoglobin, nerve tissues and antibodies. Women taking oral contraceptives have lower levels of B6.

Vitamin B6 may be beneficial in acne, autism, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), arthritis, allergies, depression, high homocysteine, heart disease, elevated lipid levels, immune depression, morning sickness, depression associated with pregnancy and oral contraceptive use, premenstrual syndrome, menopausal symptoms, age-related cognitive decline, muscle cramps, conjunctivitis, bladder infection, hypertension, water retention, asthma, canker sores, carpal tunnel syndrome, schizophrenia, vertigo and obesity.

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