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Celiac disease and Vitamin B5 deficiency

VITAMIN B5 (D-Calcium Pantothenate) (Pantothenic Acid)

Vitamin B5 converts nutrients into energy and is essential for processing fats. It is essential in a variety of chemical reactions that sustain life: generates energy from fat, carbohydrates and proteins; plays a part in synthesizing cholesterol and the hormone melatonin. It supports weight-loss and helps safeguard weakness and ketosis an ever present concern for diabetics.

Signs and Symptoms of B5 Deficiency:

  • Fatigue
  • Elevated cholesterol
  • Burning and pain in the arms and legs
  • Burning feet
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Irritability
  • Fainting
  • Hair loss
  • Elevated heart rate
  • Susceptibility to infection
  • Premature graying of the hair
  • Gluten sensitivity intolerance or celiac disease.

Vitamin B5 has been shown to be beneficial for the following conditions:

  • Achlorhydria
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Adrenal disease (adrenal burn out or failure)
  • Headaches
  • Insomnia
  • High Cholesterol
  • Chronic Fatigue syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia