Vitamin B6 50mg 100 Tablets

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Vitamin B6 50mg 100 Tablets

6.50

Vitamin B6 is popular with women as a pre-menstrual supplement as there is some evidence that it may assist in essential fatty acid metabolism and fluid balance. It is now well established that deficiencies of vitamin B6 can raise homocysteine levels in the blood, a factor that has been implicated in the development of cardiovascular diseases.

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  • Also known as pyridoxine, it is known to contribute to normal psychological function, the normal function of the immune system, the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and to normal homocysteine metabolism
  • Vitamin B6 is also well known for the role it plays in the regulation of hormonal activity and is regularly recommended by practitioners for women around the time of their period
  • Each tablet provides a full 50mg of vitamin B6
  • Made in the UK to GMP pharmaceutical standards

    Vitamin B6 refers to a family of three closely related, water soluble compounds: pyridoxine, pyridoxal and pyridoxamine. The conversion of vitamin B6 into the active compound of pyridoxal-5-phosphate occurs naturally in the body, and whilst supplements providing P-5-P are believed to be slightly better absorbed than pyridoxine, the difference is not seen as sufficient reason to use this more expensive form of the nutrient.

    Vitamin B6 is probably involved in more processes in the body than any other B vitamin, but despite this up to 25% of women have diets that provide less than the Nutrient Reference Value (NRV) for this vitamin (and the NRV is just 1.2mg which is likely to be a long way short of an optimum intake).

    Vitamin B6 is popular with women as a pre-menstrual supplement as there is some evidence that it may assist in essential fatty acid metabolism and fluid balance. It is now well established that deficiencies of vitamin B6 can raise homocysteine levels in the blood, a factor that has been implicated in the development of cardiovascular diseases.

    Each tablet provides a full 50mg of vitamin B6. Made in the UK and produced in premises that operate to stringent pharmaceutical standards of GMP.

    Allergen advice

    The following list of allergens are excluded: Wheat, Barley, Soya, Eggs, Milk (and milk products), Lactose, Nuts, Sulphites, Celery, Fish, Shellfish, Yeast and Gluten containing ingredients.

    Cautions
    This product is not recommended for pregnant or lactating women. Long term intake may lead to mild tingling and numbness.

    Storage instructions
    To be stored in a cool dry place and protected from light.

    Legal Category
    Food supplement.