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Causes Of Vitamin B6 Deficiency
Can Vitamin B2 high intake (400mg daily) causes Vitamin B6 deficiency?
I have muscle twitching in legs and I suspect vitamin b6 deficiency
No: No it cannot and it is highly unlikely B6 is related to your symptoms. ...Read more
How long does it take to correct a vitamin B6 deficiency? Could alcohol consumption cause a deficiency?
Need more info: What was result of testing? All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, if you taking a regular mixed diet you are neither deficient nor with toxicity from B6. ...Read more
What is the best biochemical test for evaluation of functional deficiency of vitamin b6? Thank you.
Xanthuranic acid: Elevated xanthuranic acid after taking 2 grams of l-typtophan is considered best functional test but plasma plp is best measure of stores: http://books.Google.Com/books?Id=3r0yeu79jfqc;pg=pa365;lpg=pa365;dq=urinary+xanthurenic+acid+b6;source=bl;ots=hom15-sbxt;sig=aycqgxzggy8k902wkkdjlrm4kzc;hl=en;sa=x;ei=gni_u8esdo6nsat14ygadw;ved=0cf0q6aewbg#v=onepage;q=urinary%20xanthurenic%20acid%20b6;f=false. ...Read more
VITAMIN B6 14.6 NMOL/L 20.0-125.0 L pyroxidine, serum (vitamin B-6) Does this mean I'm b-6 deficient?
Likely: Whoever ordered the blood draw is the best to interpret the results. I'm not familiar with measuring B6 routinely so I'm not sure how accurate or reliable the test is. ...Read more
My test for vitamin b6: 94.50 ug/l or 382.44 nmol/l
the interval is (8.7-27.2), or (35-110). What could be the cause? I feel tingling numblegs
Not B6: Many other conditions can cause your symptoms, including B12 deficiency. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
Could a Vitamin B6 level of 58 have cause my polyneuropathy and severe pain? I don't take an supplements and don't know how it could be so high.
Is it possible for vitamin B6 and cipralex to cause serotonin syndrome because b6 promotes serotonin production?
No interaction: No known interaction between cipralex and B6. ...Read more
How long will I need to take vitamin B6 for peripheral neuropathy that was caused by chemotherapy?
I have neurological symptoms, 30 lesions on a brain mri, and high vitamin B6 blood levels (86ng).
Can high B6 levels cause brain lesions?
Not a problem: I presume that this is because you are ingesting a large amount of b6, probably through supplements but perhaps via diet. B6 is not hazardous unless you take large amounts for a long time, generally 250 mg/day or more, or it may cause neuropathy. High levels just mean you have more than most people but is not dangerous. ...Read more
Essential oil, vit.: Evening primrose oil is a great source of gamma-linolenic acid (gla), an essential omega 6 fatty acid necessary for good health, but there are many other sources of gla as well. Vit b6 is an essential b vit. That is needed by over 100 different enzymes in our bodies-see http://ods.Od.Nih.Gov/factsheets/vitaminb6-healthprofessional/ & http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/gamma-linolenic-000305.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Primrose Oil & B6: Vitamin b6 is pyridoxine, a water-soluble vitamin present in several different forms in the body. It's involved in many reactions, mostly involving proteins. Alcoholics, people with kidney disease, autoimmune disorders, and malabsorption syndromes can develop deficiencies. Evening primrose oil comes from the seed of the evening primrose plant. It contains gla, an essential fatty acid. ...Read more
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