Pyridoxine is involved in more bodily functions than any other single nutrient affecting both physical and mental health. It is beneficial if you suffer from water retention and is necessary for the production of HCL (Hydrochloric Acid) and for the metabolism of fats and proteins.
It aids in
It acts as a mild diuretic and reduces PMS and is helpful in the treatment of allergies, arthritis and asthma.
All foods contain some B6 but some are in higher amounts such as:
Anti depressants, estrogen therapy and oral contraceptives increase the need for pyridoxine. Cortisol drugs block the absorption but do not exceed 1000 mg/a day
**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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