How can vitamin B6 affect your immunity?

How can vitamin B6 affect your immunity?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  In this study a small group of healthy elderly adults were put through a depletion phase for vitamin B6 (Maydani SN, et al., 1991). The reason was to find out how it would affect their immune system. B-6 depletion significantly decreased the percentage and total number of lymphocytes, a...
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This is important for an effective immune response.

This is important for an effective immune response.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  Mitochondrial disorders play a central role in many diseases. The mitochondria is the energy producing entity of the cells. These researchers explained that it is vitally important for the cells to have optimal levels of glutathione in the mitochondria to prevent cellular dysfunction (Mari M, et al., 2020). A...
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Fine tune your immune response.

Fine tune your immune response.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  Glutathione is known as a major antioxidant the body is making, but it does much more than protect us from free radical damage.  Altered intracellular glutathione levels are observed in a wide range of pathologies, including several viral infections, as well as in aging (Fraternale A, et.al., 2017). This...
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This substance is extremely important for the immune system.

This substance is extremely important for the immune system.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
Adequate levels of glutathione are essential for optimal functioning of the immune system in general and especially T cell activation (Morris G, et al., 2014). T cells are immune cells that are programmed to recognize an antigen (foreign particle). Glutathione is also very important for the brain as an antioxidant,...
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