Side effects of vitamin B

Following a balanced and healthy diet, based above all on natural and fresh foods, we are able to provide our body with most of the different nutrients it needs to function properly every day and perform its most basic functions.

Therefore, following a healthy and balanced diet is essential to provide our body with the main vitamins Y minerals that provide us with most of the food.

But nevertheless, when we consume too many foods with the same vitamin, O well when we follow a balanced diet and we take vitamin supplements, we can run the risk that they appear in our body side effects.

It is true that many of these vitamins are eliminated by our body and an excess in their consumption does not suppose any problem, as it happens with the Vitamin B (a vitamin complex among which we find the B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9 and B12, in addition to the so-called choline, biotin and inositol) which, being soluble in water, are expelled together with the urine.

But when you consume an inappropriate type of these vitamins without there being a medical prescription appear in our body side effects. Below we show you a brief summary of the different symptoms due to excessive consumption of B vitamins.

Side effects from excess vitamin B1 (thiamine)

  • Difficulty falling asleep and sleeping well.
  • Irritation of the skin.
  • Skin allergies
  • High blood pressure.
  • Agitation.

Side effects from excess vitamin B2 (riboflavin)

  • Low blood pressure
  • Feeling tired.
  • Nausea and vomiting.

Side effects from excess vitamin B3 (niacin)

  • Headaches.
  • Levels of sugar and high blood uric acid.
  • Liver dysfunction
  • Stomach upset and discomfort
  • Low calcium levels.

Side effects due to excess vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid)

  • Feeling tired.
  • Depression.
  • Joint pain.
  • Stomach flu.
  • Inadequate metabolism.
  • Loss of body fluids

Side effects due to excess vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)

  • Numbness in joints.
  • Mood disorders
  • Depression.
  • Muscular movements without coordination.

Side effects from excess vitamin B9 (folic acid)

  • Renal insufficiency.
  • Flatulence
  • Stomach disorders
  • Nausea and vomiting.
  • High cholesterol.
  • Decreased appetite.

Side effects from excess B12 (cyanocobalamin)

  • Agitation, excitement.
  • Numbness in fingers and muscles of the face.

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This article is published for informational purposes only. You can not and should not replace the consultation with a Nutritionist. We advise you to consult your trusted Nutritionist. ThemesVitamins

B Vitamins Truth & Side Effects (June 2024)