Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) Blood Test, from our experts to you.
Dr Sam Rodgers MBBS, MRCGP

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How many
B vitamins are there?

Altogether, there are eight B vitamins, each with its purpose and role within the body. The B vitamins are all water-soluble and crucial for cell metabolism, normal functioning of the central nervous system, and the formation of red blood cells. All the B vitamins we need should be available through our diet. The B vitamins help to convert food into fuel and metabolise fats and proteins.


What is
vitamin B6?

Vitamin B6 is in foods, including meat, poultry, fish, seafood, dairy, lentils, beans, carrots, spinach, bananas, brown rice, and whole grains.


What are the symptoms
of vitamin B6 deficiency?

Although rare, a vitamin B6 deficiency can cause muscle weakness, nervousness, mood changes, difficulty concentrating and short-term memory loss.


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Vitamin B6 The B vitamins are a group of 8 all water-soluble vitamins, all crucial for cell metabolism, converting food into energy, the normal functioning of the central nervous system and the formation of red blood cells.

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