Vitamin B5 or pantothenic acid is a water-soluble vitamin involved in maintaining the nervous system and normal growth.
The vitamin helps to produce energy from food stuffs. It is involved in red cell production and making bile, adrenal steroids, antibodies and neurotransmitters.
Deficiencies result in vomiting, abdominal cramps, fatigue, insomnia and reduced resistance to infection.
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Vitamin B5 is important for the nervous and immune systems.
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