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​Vitamin B5: How Does It Work

​Vitamin B5: How Does It Work
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Vitamin B5 (calcium pantothenate, pantothenic acid) is widely distributed in nature. Humans get it with different foods. Vitamin is produced by Escherichia coli bacteria.

Vitamin B5: How Does It Work

How Vitamin B5 Works

  • The Most important property of pantothenic acid is a function of stimulating the production of adrenal hormones. This property makes vitamin B5 powerful means of treating diseases such as heart disease, arthritis, allergies, colitis.
  • Vitamin B5 is important in the absorption of other vitamins and formation of antibodies involved in the process of synthesis of neurotransmitters (mediators neurotransmitters.)
  • Calcium pantothenate is involved in the metabolism of fatty acids. It activates the redox processes in the body and normalize lipid metabolism.
  • Vitamin B5 is used in treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

Pantothenic acid is indicated for:

  • lack of blood circulation;
  • toxicosis of pregnant women,
  • allergic reactions, venous ulcers, eczema skin
  • hypomotoric intestinal dyskinesia,
  • acute forms of chronic bronchitis,
  • asthma, neuralgia,polyneuritis;
  • disease of dependence (withdrawal symptoms): alcoholism, teenage addiction.

Daily Requirement for Vitamin B5 in the U.S.

Men aged 11 - 51 year: 4 - 7 mg.

Women age 11 - 51 year: 4 - 7 mg.

Pregnant and lactating women: 4 - 7 mg.

Vitamin B5 is directly involved in the work of the organs and body systems. Therefore its completion should be regular with food and vitamin preparations.

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