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  1. Mauritio

    Vitamin B1 / Thiamine deficiency increases serotonin in the brain

    This study finds that a vitmain B1 (thiamine ) deficiency causes an increase of serotonin in several brain areas . Although they avoid to use the word increase (they use "affects") in the abstract, the full study shows that this is what happened . They also found that the thiamine defiicient...
  2. charlie

    Thiamin Deficiency in People with Obesity

    Abstract Although obesity has been viewed traditionally as a disease of excess nutrition, evidence suggests that it may also be a disease of malnutrition. Specifically, thiamin deficiency was found in 15.5–29% of obese patients seeking bariatric surgery. It can present with vague signs and...
  3. charlie

    Folate-deficiency neuropathy and indirect thiamine deficiency

    Koike et al. reported a slowly progressive, prevalent sensory polyneuropathy in patients with folate deficiency, which shows some distinctive clinical features with respect to thiamine-deficiency neuropathy. [1,2] However, as the authors mention, the clinical manifestations of folate deficiency...
  4. charlie

    Vitamin B1 in critically ill patients: needs and challenges

    This is a treasure trove of studies related to vitamin B1. https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/cclm-2017-0054/html?fbclid=IwAR1hbLagvfeFcuxIfl69AL7rOMEkJlVS3UEnn2up6N2_baxepsgdz-Vvnds
  5. charlie

    Thiamine status in patients receiving long-term home parenteral nutrition

    Conclusions: This study demonstrates that the currently recommended 3 mg of thiamine hydrochloride added to TPN solutions is adequate to maintain normal thiamine status. This should prevent the development of thiamine deficiency even in patients with compromised intestinal thiamine absorption...
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