What is the function of vitamin B9? Vitamin B9 supports the production of red blood cells and helps prevent anemia. Moreover, it prevents the accumulation of homocysteine in the blood, supports the production of new skin cells and ensures the proper functioning of the nervous system. It also reduces osteoporosis risks, prevents bone fractures associated with it, as well as Alzheimer’s disease.
Vitamin B9 deficiency symptoms: irritability, mental fatigue (meaning one is easily distracted or lethargic), forgetfulness, confusion, depression, insomnia, physical fatigue (related to muscle use), gingivitis and periodontal disease.
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