Pantothenic acid or Vitamin B5 plays a critical role in the utilisation of fats and carbohydrates in energy production and in the manufacture of adrenal hormones and red blood cells
The name Pantothenic Acid is derived from the Greek word pantos, which means everywhere .
Pantothenic acid or Vitamin B5 plays a critical role in the utilisation of fats and carbohydrates in energy production and in the manufacture of adrenal hormones and red blood cells.
In nature, Pantothenic Acid is found in highest concentrations in liver and other organ meats, milk, fish and poultry.
Pantothenic Acid deficiency is most obviously characterised by fatigue and burning foot syndrome, which can include numbness and shooting pains in the feet.
Pantothenic Acid s principal uses are in the support of adrenal function and in the symptomatic relief of rheumatoid arthritis. This vitamin is particularly important for optimum adrenal function and has long been considered the antistress vitamin because of its central role in supporting and nourishing the adrenal glands thus helping the body cope during times of stress.
Thompson's Pantothenic Acid is available as Calcium Pantothenate, most commonly used in adrenal function and arthritis relief.
Thompson's Pantothenic Acid is used to support the nervous system and improve adrenal gland function during times of stress.
It may help relieve fatigue and symptoms of Vitamin B5 deficiency such as burning feet, numbness and shooting pains in the feet.
The symptoms of arthritis such as morning stiffness, disability and pain may also find relief with the use of Pantothenic Acid.
What else should I know?
Thompsons Vitamin B5 contains Calcium Pantothenate 555mg equiv to Pantothenic Acid 500mg
Adults: Take one to two tablets daily (with food), or as professionally prescribed.
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