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​Vitamin PP: Indications for the Use

​Vitamin PP: Indications for the Use
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Nicotinic acid (vitamin PP) is important for many oxidation reactions in the body cells. Its chemical composition is a crystalline white powder with sour taste.

Vitamin PP: Indications for the Use

Main sources of nicotinic acid are: kidney, liver, brewer's yeast, lean meat, bran, eggs, fish, cheese.

Vitamin PP Influence on the Body

  • nicotinic acid has an important influence on the processes supporting health of the human body:
  • healthy prevents cell transformation into cancer cells,
  • supports healthy skin, oral mucosa, intestine,
  • required the allocation of energy from fat and carbohydrates, protein metabolism,
  • part of the enzymes providing respiration of cells,
  • normalizes pancreas and stomach;
  • positive effect on the cardiovascular and nervous system,
  • is involved in the process of providing vision and eye health,
  • reduces high blood pressure, improves blood circulation.

Indications for the Use of Vitamin PP

  • Nicotinic acid is used in treatment of pellagra. Its use in the early stages of the disease leads to the disappearance of symptoms.
  • Vitamin PP improves carbohydrate exchange, eases the symptoms of the initial stage of diabetes.
  • Nicotinic acid is used in diseases of the heart, liver and duodenal ulcer and stomach.
  • Recommended this vitamin in inflammation of the small and large intestine ( enterocolitis), poorly healing ulcers and wounds.
  • Vitamin PP and has a vasodilatory effect.
  • Nicotinic acid reduces blood levels of lipoproteins. Reception of high doses (3-4 g per day) lowered the serum concentration of beta-lipoproteins and triglycerides.
  • Patients with elevated blood cholesterol vitamin PP normalizes its level.
  • Nicotinic acid is used for diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, especially gastritis with reduced acidity.
  • Assign vitamin PP and liver disease, sudden narrowing of the lumen (spasms) of cerebral vessels, kidneys, and limbs.
  • Nicotinic acid is indicated for inflammation (neuritis) of the facial nerve, long nonhealing wounds, ulcers, atherosclerosis, and other infectious diseases.
  • In hypovitaminosis nicotinic acid diet is necessary not only to enrich the vitamin PP, but also B vitamins are also advised to avoid direct sunlight and plenty of rest.

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