Vitamin B6 Deficiency, A Simple Guide to the Condition, Its Treatment and Related Diseases

Vitamin B6 Deficiency, A Simple Guide to the Condition, Its Treatment and Related Diseases

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Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble vitamin present in many foods. Vitamin B6 is found in meat, poultry, vegetables and fruits Vitamin B6 is important for heart function. It is also important for peripheral nerve function Vitamin B6 Deficiency is a silent disease Severity of Vitamin B6 deficiency is inversely related to age One cause of Vitamin B6 deficiency is malabsorption The other cause is poor food intake function It is a cause of peripheral neuropathy There are skin changes like seborrheic dermatopathy There may be depression and mental confusion In some cases there are psychotic manifestations Prevention of Vitamin B6 Deficiency is as important as treatment. Treatment of Vitamin B6 Deficiency is taking vitamin B6 supplements And a diet containing red meat, egg yolks, fortified milk and liver,Vegetable sources include whole grain cereals, orange and green vegetables-An original poem by Kenneth Kee Interesting Tips about the Vitamin B6 Deficiency A Healthy Lifestyle1. Take a well Balanced Diet2. Vitamin B6 Deficiency treatment and prevention measures are:Vitamin B6 supplements (pyridoxine)Pyridoxine is used for preventing and treating low levels of pyridoxine (pyridoxine deficiency) and the tired blood (anemia) that may result. It is also used for heart disease; high cholesterol; reducing blood levels of homocysteine, a chemical that might be linked to heart disease; and helping clogged arteries stay open after a balloon procedure to unblock them (angioplasty).Women use pyridoxine for premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and other menstruation problems, morning sickness (nausea and vomiting) in early pregnancy, stopping milk flow after childbirth, depression related to pregnancy or using birth control pills, and symptoms of menopause. Pyridoxine is also used for Alzheimer's disease, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Down syndrome, autism, diabetes and related nerve pain, sickle cell anemia, migraine headaches, asthma, carpal tunnel syndrome, night leg cramps, muscle cramps, arthritis, allergies, acne and various other skin conditions, and infertility.3. Keep bones and body strong Bone marrow produces our blood Eat foods rich in calcium like yogurt, cheese, milk, and dark green vegetables. Eat foods rich in Vitamin D, like eggs, fatty fish, cereal, and fortified milk. Eat food rich in Vitamins B and C such as green vegetables and fruits Zinc and other minerals are important to the body4. Get enough rest and Sleep Avoid stress and tension5. Exercise and stay active. It is best to do weight-bearing exercise such as walking, jogging, stair climbing, dancing, or lifting weights for 21/2 hours a week. One way to do this is to be active 30 minutes a day at least 5 days a week. Begin slowly especially if a person has not been active.6. Do not drink more than 2 alcohol drinks a day for a man or 1 alcohol drink a day for a woman. Alcohol use also increases the chance of falling and breaking a bone. Alcohol can affect the neurons and brain cells.7. Stop or do not begin smoking. It also interferes with blood supply and healing. Chapter 1Vitamin B6Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble vitamin. Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is present in all living human tissues as important enzymes in amino acid metabolism There are three traditionally considered forms of vitamin B6:1. Pyridoxal (PL),2. Pyridoxine (PN),3. Pyridoxamine (PM).Vitamin B6 is converted to pyridoxal phosphate a co-enzyme of a series of enzymes that catalyze tramination, decarboxylation and deamination of amino acids. Vitamin B6 is found primarily in1. Animal sources - red meat, liver, milk, egg yolks2. Vegetable sources: Vitamin B6 is found in fresh green and yellow vegetables, cereals Introduction Chapter 1 Vitamin B6 Deficiency Chapter 2 Interesting Facts about Vitamin B6 Deficiency Chapter 3 Treatment of Vitamin B6 Deficiency Chapter 4 Premenstrual Syndrome Chapter 5 Depression Chapter 6 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Kenneth Kee, 2014.
ISBN: 9781310766985
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
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