Definitions for "vitamin B6"
a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starch.
Used in the treatment of hyperactive children, asthma, diabetes mellitus, autoimmune disorders, infertility, recurrent calcium oxalate kidney stone and for prevention and treatment of toxemia during pregnancy. In addition according to an editorial in Lancet, B6 may benefit heart patients by reducing the tendency of thier blood to form dangerous clots. Also used in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Vitamin B6 is essential for the manufacture of amino acids and red blood cells. Foods that contain Vitamin B6 include fortified cereals, sweet potatoes, chicken and beef liver.
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A water-soluble vitamin that performs a wide variety of functions in your body. Vitamin B6 is found in a wide variety of foods and is part of a healthy diet.
As A Treatment"...Vitamin B6 is easily destroyed by the heavy use of alcohol, drugs or refined sugars..."