VITAMIN B-6 (Pyridoxine)
IMPORTANCE: Vitamin B-6 (Pyridoxine) can significantly reduce the risk of heart disease by inhibiting the formation of homocysteine, a toxic chemical that attacks the heart muscle and allows the deposition of cholesterol around the heart muscle. It aids in maintaining the central nervous system and normal brain function. It reduces muscle spasms, leg cramps and stiffness of the hands. It relieves nausea and migraines, lowers cholesterol; improves vision, and aids in the prevention of PMS. Vitamin B-6 (Pyridoxine) promotes red blood cell formation; aids the immune system and antibody production. It aids in cancer immunity and in the prevention of atherosclerosis. Vitamin B-6 (Pyridoxine) is destroyed by alcoholic beverages.
DEFICIENCY SYMPTOMS: May result in nervousness, insomnia, skin eruptions, loss of muscular control, anemia, mouth disorders, muscular weakness, dermatitis, arm & leg cramps, loss of hair, slow learning, and water retention.