Understanding a Vitamin B6 Deficiency
Some people are at a much higher risk for a vitamin B6
) deficiency, compared to others. Although vitamin B6
deficiencies can cause serious problems, they are usually easy to treat.
Signs of a vitamin B6 deficiency may include:
- Irritated and inflamed skin
- A sore tongue
- Cracks in the corners of the mouth.
While most people do not have trouble getting enough vitamin B6 through a well-balanced diet, the following groups of people seem to have a higher risk for a vitamin B6 deficiency:
- People with alcoholism
- Older adults
- People taking the following medications: