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Vitamin B6 benefit

Vitamin B6 benefit

Overview

Pyridoxine, or vitamin B6, boosts the manufacture of antibodies to support the immune system. Large doses of B6 can cause numbness and neurological problems.

Review Date 2/18/2013

Updated by: Alison Evert, MS, RD, CDE, Nutritionist, University of Washington Medical Center Diabetes Care Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.