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Vitamin B6 helps in the production of red blood cells.
It also helps out in the production of red blood cells, and neurotransmitters (chemical messengers). Prostaglandins are important chemicals that your body uses to send messages between cells about inflammation and immune function.
Abnormal levels are associated with chronic disease such as arthritis, asthma, skin diseases, fibrocystic breast disease, carpal tunnel syndrome and even atherosclerosis. They are chemicals that regulate a large number of metabolic processes. This vitamin gets together with more than 60 enzymes in the body, working to get many functions accomplished.
In addition to building substances in the body, vitamin B6 can be effective against disease. The next page discusses some of the dozens of health conditions that vitamin B6 can treat.
Vitamin B6 is just one of the many vitamins that are part of a healthy diet. Check out the following links to learn more:
- Vitamin A plays an essential role in eyesight. Learn how it helps us to see, even in the dark, at How Vitamin A Works.
- Everyone knows Vitamin C fights the common cold. Learn how it does the trick at How Vitamin C Works.
- Your body can make its own Vitamin D if you get enough sunshine. Learn the details at How Vitamin D Works.
- Vitamin E is an antioxidant, which keeps the blood clean. Separate truth from fiction at How Vitamin E Works.
- Vitamin K plays a vital role in blood clotting. Learn more at How Vitamin K Works.
- To learn about the many vitamins in our diet, how much you should be eating, and where to find them, go to our general Vitamins page.
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