Vitamin B5 and B6 - The Dynamic Duo

In this blog post, we'll explore the essential vitamins B5 (pantothenic acid) and B6 (pyridoxine) and their profound positive effects on various aspects of human health.

Vitamin B5: Pantothenic Acid

Cellular Energy Production

Vitamin B5 is an integral part of coenzyme A (CoA), a molecule that plays a central role in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. It helps convert the food we eat into usable energy, providing us with the vitality needed for everyday activities.

Skin Health

Pantothenic acid is vital for skin health. It supports the production of skin cells, aiding in their regeneration and maintaining skin's moisture levels. Some skin creams contain vitamin B5 to help soothe and hydrate the skin.

Cholesterol and Fatty Acid Synthesis

B5 is involved in the synthesis of fatty acids, which are essential for cellular structure and function. It also contributes to the synthesis of cholesterol, which is needed for the production of hormones and the maintenance of cell membranes.

Vitamin B6: Pyridoxine

Brain Health

Vitamin B6 is crucial for brain health. It is involved in the production of neurotransmitters like serotonin, dopamine, and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), which regulate mood, sleep, and cognitive function. Adequate B6 levels can contribute to better mental well-being.

Heart Health

B6 plays a role in maintaining heart health by assisting in the removal of homocysteine, an amino acid that, when elevated, is linked to an increased risk of heart disease. Lowering homocysteine levels is crucial for cardiovascular well-being.

Immune Function

Vitamin B6 supports a robust immune system by participating in the production of immune cells and antibodies. It helps the body fight off infections and diseases.

Haemoglobin Production

B6 is necessary for the formation of haemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that transports oxygen throughout the body. Adequate levels of B6 are essential for preventing anaemia and maintaining energy levels.

Supplementing B5 and B6

While both vitamins B5 and B6 are found in a variety of foods, including meats, dairy, whole grains, and legumes, some individuals may require supplements, especially if they have dietary restrictions or specific health concerns. It's advisable to consult with a healthcare provider before starting any supplementation to determine individual needs and ensure proper dosages.


Vitamins B5 and B6, often overlooked in favour of their more famous counterparts, are unsung heroes of human health. From energy production and skin health to brain function, heart health, and immune support, these vitamins are indispensable for our overall well-being. By recognizing their vital roles and ensuring adequate intake, we can harness the positive effects of vitamins B5 and B6 to lead healthier, more vibrant lives.

If you have any concerns about your health and well being, why not BOOK a consultation with Claudia, your Biomed Health Care Professional?

BioMed offers a wide range of healthcare, including Bioresonance Testing and Quantum Analysis (computerised screening). This type of screening can highlight any vitamin and/or mineral deficiencies or imbalances in your body’s systems. Using the report produced by the data, Claudia can then create an individually designed health care plan, personal to you.

If it is found that you are deficient in B5, B6 or other vitamins and minerals, they fastest way to restore them to normal levels is through IV- THERAPY

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