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Vitamins Portsmouth VA

See below for local vitamin shops that sell vitamins in Portsmouth, VA and get access to vitamins supplements, minerals supplements, vitamin B complex, liquid vitamins, fat-soluble vitamins, water-soluble vitamins, multivitamins, natural vitamin supplements, as well as advice and content on vegetarian diet.

Advanced Nutrition
(757) 622-0191
222 W 21st St
Norfolk, VA
 
Health Food Centers
(757) 625-6656
1701 Colley Ave
Norfolk, VA
 
Colley Discount Pharmacy
(757) 622-2757
1415 Colley Ave
Norfolk, VA
 
Polar Bear Water
(757) 466-7293
5950 Poplar Hall Dr
Norfolk, VA
 
Nutrition Dynamics Inc
(757) 547-5190
307 Nottaway Ct
Chesapeake, VA
 
Healing Shop
(757) 627-0993
645 Church St
Norfolk, VA
 
Healthy Living
(757) 622-0011
2301 Colley Ave
Norfolk, VA
 
Health Food Centers
(757) 489-4242
7639 Granby St
Norfolk, VA
 
General Nutrition
(757) 489-7700
Norfolk, VA
 
General Nutrition Center
(757) 465-2740
Chesapeake, VA
 

Behavioral Effects of Some Vitamin Deficiencies

 Depression 

Nutrition and Diet

Diet

Drink

Eat

Meals

Suggested Meal Plan

Daily dosages:

Vitamins

Behavioral Effects of Some Vitamin Deficiencies

Vitamin B1 (thiamine)

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Vitamin B3 (niacin)

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)

Vitamin B-12

Folic Acid

Inositol

Vitamin C

Vitamin E

Minerals

Calcium and magnesium

Chromium

Selenium

Iron

Zinc

Amino Acids

DL-phenylalanine (DLPA)

Melatonin

S-adenosyl- L-methionine (SAM or SAMe)

Trimethylglycine (TMG)

Tyrosine

Serotonin and Tryptophan

5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP)

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Evening primrose oil

Vitamins

It is clear that nutrition can powerfully influence cognition, emotion, and behavior. It is also clear that the effects of classical nutritional deficiency diseases upon mental function constitute only a small part of a rapidly expanding list of interfaces between nutrition and the mind. ..Even in the absence of laboratory validation of nutritional deficiencies, numerous studies utilizing rigorous scientific designs have demonstrated impressive benefits from nutritional supplementation.

Melvin Werbach, M.D.: Nutritional Influences on Mental Illness, Third Lane Press
Deficiency of nutrients can alter brain function and lead to depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders. Nutrient deficiencies can have a profound influence on the brain and mood.

Deficient Vitamin Behavioral Effects
Thiamin (B1) Korsakoff's psychosis, mental depression, apathy, anxiety, irritability 
Riboflavin (B2) Depression, irritability 
Niacin (B3) Apathy, anxiety, depression, hyperirritability, mania, memory deficits, delirium, organic dementia, emotional lability 
Biotin Depression, extreme lassitude, somnolence
Pantothenic acid Restlessness, irritability, depression, fatigue
Pyridoxine (B6) Depression, irritability, sensitivity to sound
Folic acid Forgetfulness, insomnia, apathy, irritability, depression, psychosis, delirium, dementia 
Vitamin B 12 Psychotic states, depression, irritability, confusion, memory loss, hallucinations, delusions, paranoia
Vitamin C Lassitude, hypochondriasis, depression, hysteria

Source: M. Murray and J. Pizzorno: Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, Prima Publishing

It is essential that you get adequate amounts of all vitamins and minerals in order to maintain good health and emotional stability. Following are the nutrients that are associated with depression and other mood problems.

Vitamin B1 (thiamine)

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