Vitamin B6 Hypovitaminosis (Pyridoxine)

What is Vitamin B6 Hypovitaminosis (Pyridoxine)?

This substance is contained in a very large number of a wide variety of products. Especially a lot of it in carrots, liver, meat products, eggs. Its main functions in the body are participation in the transformations of nucleic acids, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, transformation of amino acids into each other.

Causes of Vitamin B6 Hypovitaminosis (Pyridoxine)

Causes of violations
With a lack of vitamin in the body develops a violation of the processes of normal growth, anemia, disorders of the brain and spinal cord. Pathological processes of the skin, which are very similar to those of vitamin B2 deficiency and often manifest as seborrheic dermatitis around the orbital areas, near the mouth and nose, inflammatory diseases of the red border of the lips, hair loss, etc., often develop. Such manifestations of the disease can be mainly identified in infants who received feeding in the form of powdered milk. During its dissolution and heating, its vitamin content decreases sharply. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers need increased vitamin intake; when cooling the body; persons who consume an increased amount of protein substances; when receiving antibiotic therapy for a long time. On the part of the patient’s body, contributing factors are long-lasting infectious diseases of the digestive system, diseases of the liver and pancreas, radiation damage, thyroid dysfunction, pregnancy pathology, and tumor processes in the body.

Symptoms of Vitamin B6 Hypovitaminosis (Pyridoxine)

A decrease in the vitamin content in the body was found in skin pathologies such as psoriasis, pellagra, photodermatosis, etc.

Treatment of Vitamin B6 Hypovitaminosis (Pyridoxine)

Systemic preparations of the vitamin itself and its derivatives are used, the general course of such therapy is on average 3 months. Also, these drugs can be used for the occurrence of zaedov, inflammatory processes of the lips of different origin, inflammation of the tongue, psoriasis, pellagra, lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, herpes zoster, photodermatosis, neurodermite, eczema, and an ordinary type of acne.