Vitamin B7 (Biotin)

Introduction – Vitamin B7 is also known as Biotin and is involved in a wide range of metabolic processes in human beings that is mainly linked with the utilization of carbohydrates, amino acids, and fats. The term biotin comes from the Greek word ‘’biotos’’ means ‘’live-giving’’ or ‘’sustenance’’.  It is a water-soluble vitamin and cannot…

Deficiency of Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

Vitamin B6 was discovered in the year 1932 and is also known as Pyridoxine. Deficiency of vitamin B6 is more common in people with kidney, liver, digestive or autoimmune diseases, obese people, smokers, pregnant and alcoholic women. Symptoms of vitamin B6 deficiency – There are some of the symptoms of vitamin B6 deficiency are as…

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

The chemical name of vitamin B6 is pyridoxine and is a water-soluble vitamin, which is used in fat, carbohydrate, and protein metabolism. This vitamin is also used in creating red blood cells and neurotransmitters. The body cannot produce vitamin B6 thus it obtains from supplements and food. Most of the people get enough vitamin B6…

Deficiency of Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)

Deficiency of Vitamin B5 – Deficiency of vitamin B5 causes several problems are as given below – Fatigue Impaired muscle coordination Headache Irritability Gastrointestinal problems Due to a lack of vitamin B5, it can lower the metabolism of fats, carbohydrates, and proteins. There are some other symptoms due to lack of vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)…

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)

Introduction – The chemical name of vitamin B5 is pantothenic acid and is a water-soluble vitamin that is present naturally in several foods. This vitamin is also available in supplement form that offers a variety of health benefits. It helps in converting food into energy in the body. Benefits of vitamin B5 – Vitamin B5…

Bladder Cancer: Symptoms, Types, Risk factors, and Prevention

Bladder Cancer – This type of cancer occurs in the tissues of the bladder that is the organ in the body, which holds urine.  It is one of the common types of cancers, which begins in the cells of the bladder. The bladder is a hollow muscular organ and is placed in the lower abdomen,…

Deficiency of Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

The deficiency of vitamin B3 or Niacin in the food causes a disease known as pellagra. Pellagra disease is a very common disease in those people who live mainly on a maize diet because maize interferes with the absorption of vitamin B3 in the body that leads to the deficiency of vitamin B3 in the…

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

Introduction – The chemical name of vitamin B3 is Niacin and it is a water-soluble vitamin. This vitamin is necessary for maintaining healthy skin, a good digestive tract, and boost mental health. There are two important chemical forms of niacin and each one has different effects on the body are as discussed below – Nicotinic…

Deficiency of Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

The deficiency of vitamin B2 or riboflavin causes a disease known as ariboflavinosis. The lack of vitamin B2 in the diet causes a fissure of skin including cracking of the skin at the corners of the mouth, soreness, and inflammation of the mouth and tongue. The deficiency of vitamin B2 or riboflavin also causes photophobia…