Health and Environmental Illness

Resources about environmental illness and non-drug treatments

B Vitamins

I will be adding links suggesting the relationship between B vitamin metabolism, chronic fatigue syndrome, and chemical sensitivities.

I do not know if the immune system interferes with B metabolism, but the following article contains other interesting points:

When B Vitamin Metabolism Goes Wrong
March 22, 2010 by ImmuneMatrix LLC

B1 Thiamine

Deficiency: beri-beri

Lyme Disease and Mitochondrial Disorders
by Melody O'Beau
The author has a mitochondrial disease involving B1 deficiency. Information on functional B1 testing.

B2 Riboflavin

B3 Niacin

Also: nicotinic acid, niacinamide, NADH

Deficiency: pellagra

Could Chronic Niacin Deficiency Be a Root Cause of Increase in "Deranged" Violent Crimes?
Dr. Andrew Saul interviewed at

B5 Pantothenic Acid

Pantethine: Boost Your Brain, Cardio Health, Metabolism, and Detoxification
by Byron Richards, Wellness Resources, February 29, 2012

B6 Pyridoxine

B9 Folic Acid


Vitamin B12




PABA Para-Aminobenzoic Acid

Updated 2/7/2013