What better place to start learning about each B vitamin than with B1- Thiamine. Thiamine has many functions such as:
Beri Beri, a nervous system disorder which is very rare in developed nations is caused by a deficiency of Thiamine.
Symptoms of deficiency:
High carbohydrate diet, use of birth control pills and antibiotics or phenytoin (seizure drugs) decrease thiamine levels in the body.
**Note: this post is not meant to diagnose, treat or cure any illnesses. It is for informational purposes only. Always read and follow the labels when taking supplements and always consult a healthcare professional.
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