Symptoms, conditions and causes

The 3 Vitamin Deficiencies in Sciatica & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

B Vitamins and Nerve Health

Vitamins B1, B6, and B12 play crucial roles in maintaining a healthy nervous system. Deficiencies in these vitamins can contribute to painful nerve conditions.

Vitamin B6

  • Benefits: Supports myelin sheath production, neurotransmitter synthesis, nerve integrity, and nerve signal transmission.

  • Deficiency causes: Inappropriate B6 supplements, gut inflammation, digestive diseases, age, medications, alcohol, birth control, genetics, smoking, diabetes, and excessive coffee.

  • Important Note: Choose the active form, pyridoxal-5-phosphate (P5P).

Vitamin B12

  • Benefits: Supports nerve regeneration, myelin production, and nerve growth factors.

  • Deficiency causes: Genetics, lack of animal products, low stomach acid, excess folic acid, alcohol, diabetes, malabsorption, and birth control.

  • Important Note: Choose the natural form, methylcobalamin.

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)

  • Benefits: Supports blood flow to nerves and helps manage diabetes complications.

  • Deficiency causes: Diabetes, prediabetes, insulin resistance, excessive coffee/tea.

  • Important Note: Choose the fat-soluble form, benfotiamine.

*Please keep in mind that the above is not a medical advice. You should see your doctor about any possible medical conditions.

Last updated: May 24, 2024 14:24 PM