How B Vitamins Help The Nervous System

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Functions of B vitamins in the body

The whole range of B vitamins is vitally important for various functions in the body. These functions include promoting energy production, the formation of red blood cells, building up immunity, and a having a healthy nervous system to name but a few.

There are eight specific vitamins which form the B group. They are able to work together, or individually, to keep the body – and in particular the nervous, or neurological system as it is also known, in good health.  Each B vitamin plays a role in the nervous system, some minor, and some major – such as vitamin B 12, which is essential for proper development of the brain and nerve cells.

A deficiency of B vitamins in general may display symptoms such as skin outbreaks, mouth ulcers, loss of muscle strength, frequent infections, mood changes, and tingling in hands and feet.

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