Pyridoxine

Definition of Pyridoxine:

A B-complex vitamin that plays a role as a coenzyme in the breakdown and utilization of carbohydrates, fats and proteins.  It facilitates the release of glycogen for energy from the liver and muscles.  It also participates in the utilization of energy in the brain and nervous tissue and is essential for the regulation of the central nervous system.

Topics Related to Pyridoxine

Alcohol-related Problems

...recommendation Vitamin B-Complex
“...A functional pyridoxine deficiency is also common in alcoholics, due not so much to inadequate intake as impaired conversion to its active form, pyridoxal-5-phosphate, and enhanced degradation...”

Anxiety

...recommendation Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
“A deficiency of vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) causes extreme anxiety, nervousness, confusion, and melancholy...”
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Asthma

...relationship to Vitamin B6 Requirement
“...Pyridoxine may also be of direct benefit to asthmatic patients, since it is a key cofactor in the synthesis of all the major neurotransmitters...”

Depression

...relationship to Vitamin B12 Requirement
“Studies show that one out of four people hospitalized for depression is deficient in pyridoxine and cobalamin...”
...relationship to Vitamin B-Complex Requirement
“...Studies show that one out of four people hospitalized for depression is deficient in pyridoxine and cobalamin...”

Meniere's Disease

...recommendation Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
“...One study found that 15 of 47 patients with Meniere's disease who had failed to respond to previous treatments improved with B6 (pyridoxine)...”

Polyunsaturated

...related topic
“...They include flaxseed with added vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), sunflower oil, safflower oil, and primrose oil...”

Premenstrual Syndrome

...recommendation Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
“...In another study, premenstrual acne flare-up was reduced in 72% of 106 affected young women taking 50mg of pyridoxine daily for one week prior and during the menstrual period...”

Premenstrual Syndrome PMS H (Headache)

...recommendation Magnesium
“...In laboratory animals, a pyridoxine deficiency at the renal level decreases the kidneys' ability to secrete sodium...”
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Pyroluria

...relationship to Vitamin B6 Requirement
“A functional pyridoxine deficiency is common in pyroluria (often seen in alcoholics), due not so much to inadequate intake as impaired conversion to its active form, pyridoxal-5-phosphate, and enhanced degradation...”

Sideroblastic Anemia

...recommendation Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
“Treatment with oral pyridoxine usually benefits patients whose sideroblastic anemia was present at birth...”

Vitamin B3 Requirement

...the condition
“...The conversion of tryptophan to niacin requires the presence of other nutrients, such as thiamin, pyridoxine (vitamin B6), biotin, vitamin C and iron...”

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

...as a treatment
“...Source: Pyridoxine HCl is the molecule most often correlated with vitamin B6...”

Vitamin B6 Requirement

...the condition
“Many people are consuming less than the suggested RDA amounts of vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)...”
...our question about Frequency of bizarre/vivid dreams
“Vivid dreams can be a warning sign of excess vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) in the body, which can lead to neurological disorders if it continues...”

Vitamin B-Complex

...as a treatment
“...B-vitamins are part of a family that includes thiamin (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3), pantothenic acid (B5), pyridoxine (B6), biotin (B7), folic acid (B9) and cobalamin (B12)...”

Vitamin B-Complex Requirement

...the condition
“...The eight vitamins are thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3), pyridoxine (B6), cobalamin (B12), folic acid, pantothenic acid and biotin...”
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