Vitamin B6

“Vitamin B6” — is important in the formation of proteins, structural compounds, messengers in the nervous system, red blood cells, prostaglandins, proper functioning of a large number of enzymes and in maintaining proper immune function. Low levels of Vitamin B6 result in high levels of homocysteine. Homocysteine damages the cells that line the arteries, which can eventually result in atherosclerosis. Vitamin B6 can inhibit platlet aggregation, lower blood pressure, can protect against the development of diabetic neuropathy and enhances the immune system.