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Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) Blood Test
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Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) Blood Test

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) Blood Test

The B vitamins are all crucial for cell metabolism, normal functioning of the central nervous system and the formation of red blood cells. This test measures the level of vitamin B6 in your blood.
Blood sample 1 test included 6 working days turnaround

£99.00

Altogether, there are 8 B vitamins, each with their own purpose and role within the body. The B vitamins are all water-soluble and crucial for cell metabolism, normal functioning of the central nervous system and the formation of red blood cells. All the B vitamins we need should be available through our diet. The B vitamins help with the converting food into fuel and metabolising fats and proteins. 

Vitamin B6 is found in foods including some meat, poultry, fish, seafood dairy, lentils, beans, carrots, spinach, bananas, brown rice and whole-grains. Vitamin B6: Although rare, a vitamin B6 deficiency can cause muscle weakness, nervousness, mood changes, difficulty concentrating and short-term memory loss. This test measures the level of vitamin B6 in your blood.

Vitamins

We recommend stopping Vitamin B6 supplementation for two weeks prior to your blood test. Estimates of how long supplementation needs to be omitted for vary, and some research shows that supplementation can exert a small effect on levels for up to two months after stopping. Protect samples from light. Wrap in foil.

3 simple steps

  • Take the test

    Take the test - either using your kit or visit a clinic.
  • Post your sample

    Send your sample in the freepost pack to our fully accredited lab.
  • Get your results

    Get your doctor reviewed results on my.medichecks.com.
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Important

Our tests are not a substitute for seeing your doctor, especially if you are suffering symptoms. Our doctors will interpret your results based on the information you have provided, but will not diagnose, consult or provide any treatment. You will be advised to see your doctor for any necessary follow-up action.