vitamin B6

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vitamin B6

[′vīd·ə·mən ¦bē¦siks]
(biochemistry)
A vitamin which exists as three chemically related and water-soluble forms found in food: pyridoxine, pyridoxal, and pyridoxamine; dietary requirements and physiological activities are uncertain.
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(2) Adoctor in America, a pioneer in megavitamin therapy, over a long period of time gave patients heroic doses of sodium ascorbate.
AA founder William Wilson began to promote biochemical repair within the organization after a special dietary regime and megavitamin therapy cured him of decades-long depression.
(1993) listed 16 interventions: relaxation techniques, chiropractic, massage, imagery, spiritual healing, megavitamin therapy, commercial weight-loss programs, lifestyle diets (macrobiotics), herbal medicine, self-help groups, energy healing, biofeedback, hypnosis, homeop athy, acupuncture, and folk remedies as part of their study of alternative therapy.
(1993) listed 16 interventions: relaxation techniques, chiropractic, massage, imagery spiritual healing, megavitamin therapy, commercial weight-loss programs, lifestyle diets (macrobiotics), herbal medicine, self-help groups, energy healing, biofeedback, hypnosis, homeopathy, acupuncture, and folk remedies as part of their study of alternative therapy.