Vitamin B5

HOW TO GET WELL THE DRUGLESS WAY

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First Draft © Dennis Rocke & Dr J. M. Mungavin 1983

Updated © Dennis Rocke 2022

VITAMIN B5

(Pantothenic Acid)

Measured in milligrams (mg)

SOME OF THE THINGS THEY DO…

  • Helps develop the nervous system
  • Increases vitality
  • Is an anti-stress
  • Maintains growth
  • Possibly helps in prevention of premature ageing
  • Speeds up recovery when unwell
  • Stimulates the adrenal gland system
  • Wards of infections

SYMPTOMS OF DEFICIENCY…

  • Burning and painful feet
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Cramps in muscles
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Greying hair
  • Increased susceptibility to infections
  • Irritability
  • Loss of hair
  • Low blood pressure
  • Low blood sugar
  • Possible skin disorders
  • Stomach upsets
  • Week muscles

MINIMUM DAILY RECOMMENDATIONS…

  • 10 mg

NATURAL SOURCES…

  • Beans
  • Bread (whole grain)
  • Cereals (whole grain)
  • Egg yolk
  • Green vegetables
  • Liver
  • Molasses (crude)
  • Peas
  • Peanuts

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