There are many different vitamin Bs. They each perform their own function and have their own benefits. However, it is best to take them all together in a vitamin B complex.
Vitamin B1 Thiamin
Vitamin B1, also known as thiamin, is a water-soluble vitamin. It is naturally present in some foods and plays a critical role in energy metabolism. Sulfa drugs, oral contraceptives, antibiotics, heavy alcohol, and heavy caffeine consumption can deplete thiamine levels.
Improves efficiency to absorb knowledge
Required to burn glucose
Helps to take vital oxygen where it's needed
Enhances blood circulation and assists in blood formation
Carbohydrate metabolism and production of necessary stomach acid
Needed for proper muscle tone of the heart, intestines, and stomach
Signs of Deficiency
Eye problems, bleeding retina
Nerve problems like loss of sense of humor, loss of morale, depression, jealousy, inability to tolerate loud noises, irritability
Digestive problems like nausea, lack of appetite, loss of stomach acid
Muscle and ligament problems like loss of reflexes, difficulty rising from knees, muscle loss on lower arms and legs
Low thyroid activity
Numbness in hands and feet
Pain and sensitivity
Green leafy vegetables
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