A 43-year-old member asked:
Are certain people more likely to develop vitamin b-6 pyridoxine deficiency?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Wound care 35 years experience
B6 deficiency: The deficiency is relatively rare. Older age, alcoholism, coexisting other vitamin b deficiencies, dialysis, and certain drugs can all increase the risk of deficiency.
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Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
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Last updated Jul 30, 2012
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