Introduction to Benfotiamine

What is Benfotiamine?

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) moleculeThiamine or vitamin B1 is an essential nutrient that is absorbed poorly by the body, and therefor has to be taken in a variety of precursor forms. It is a vital cofactor for production of a number of essential enzymes including ones in the pathways of glucose metabolism.

Low levels of thiamine can lead to a number of health issues that include nerve and heart ailments, weakness and pain in the limbs, weight loss, and emotional disorders. Benfotiamine is a precursor of thiamine that was initially developed to treat alcoholic neuritis (nerve inflammation that is rather painful), in 1960’s in Japan.Continue Reading

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Keeping your circulatory (blood) system is vital, if you are to live free from heart related conditions. Here’s why.

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Endothelial Dysfunction and How Benfotiamine Can Help

Could Endothelial dysfunction be prevented by supplementing with benfotiamine, and is there research to back it up?

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Benfotiamine and Diabetes

Latest research explains how benfotiamine may help diabetics, by somewhat controlling glucose levels.

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Benfotiamine Side Effects

Discover the side effects of benfotiamine, and who should avoid taking any form of thiamine.

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Benfotiamine Dosage

A recommended dosage of benfotiamine is usually 600mg daily. But find out how much more you can take, if your body requires it.

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Using Benfotiamine to Improve Your Eyesight

Could eyesight problems like retinopathy and uveitis be treated with benfotiamine, instead of dangerous existing treatments?

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