What is Vitamin B6? Deficiencies, Symptoms and Foods

In this video, Dr. Berg talks about vitamin B6. It is a cofactor or a helper nutrient for many chemistries of the body. In order to make B6 work, you also need vitamin B2 and zinc(trace mineral). • There are 7 forms of vitamin B6; The active form of vitamin B6 is called Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate or P-5-P • It is involved in making transmitters which affect the mood, focus, and attention. Deficiency in B6 symptoms • Anxiety • Depression • Moody • PMS • Dermatitis • Red Irritated Eyes • Neuropathy • Impaired Glucose Tolerance • Nausea, Edema, Carpal tunnel syndrome in Pregnancy Causes of B6 Deficiency • Diabetes (Blood Sugar Problems) • Liver Damage (Fatty Liver) • Colon Problems • Gastric Bypass Surgery • Birth Control Pills Food Sources of Vitamin B6 • Chickpea • Pork • Liver • Tuna • Salmon • Eggs • Beef • Vegetables


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