Bizarre Symptoms of Vitamin B1 Deficiency That You’ve Never Heard Before

Bizarre Symptoms of Vitamin B1 Deficiency

I wanna share some pretty bizarre , symptoms that relate to a b1 deficiency .

Today I want to cover the bizarre symptoms of vitamin B1 deficiency.

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) is important for your nerves, and a deficiency in vitamin B1 can impact all parts of your nervous system.

Vitamin B1 is necessary to give energy to a specific cell that makes myelin. Myelin is a coating around your nervous system. If that coating breaks down because of vitamin B1 deficiency, various negative things can start to happen.

Vitamin B1 explained

Vitamin B1

The biggest thing you need to know about b 1 is that it relates to everything nerve .

Okay ?

So that includes the brain .

So if there’s a b1 deficiency , it can really affect all parts of the nervous system .

You see , b1 is necessary to give energy to a very specific cell called the oligodendrocyte .

Okay .

What the heck is that oligodendrocyte ?

That is the cell that makes myelin , as in myelin sheath , the coating around the nervous system .

And when that coating breaks down because there’s not enough b1 , all sorts of things can happen , and that’s what I’m gonna cover today .

What causes vitamin B1 deficiency?

What causes vitamin B1 deficiency?

Now how do you become deficient of B1 ?

Well , by consuming refined sugars , refined carbohydrates as in the bread , the pasta , cereal , crackers , biscuits , waffles , anything with refined grains .

This is one of the enriched grains with synthetic vitamins and minerals because it’s depleted with certain nutrients .

And then when you consume it , it can deplete you of these nutrients .

Alright .

Another common thing that will deplete you of b1 is t .

The tannins in tea will deplete you of b1 as well as the tannins in coffee as well as the caffeine in both .

Sulfites in wine as well as dried fruit .

Okay ?

And other things as well .

Alcohol , which is also in wine , raw fish , met formin , chlorine as in tap water , will do it .

vitamin B1 deficiency?

And a lot of medications like antacid , antibiotics , especially Cipro , diuretics , antidepressants , like the SSRIs , birth control , seizure medications , Lupron , which is for endometriosis , and conditions that relate to early puberty .

Top causes of vitamin B1 deficiency:

Refined sugar and carbohydrates
• Tea
• Coffee
• Wine
• Dried fruit
• Alcohol
• Raw fish
• Metformin
• Chlorine (tap water)
• Antibiotics
• Antacids
• Diuretics
• Birth control pills
• Seizure medications
• HPV vaccinations
• Betel nut

Bizarre symptoms of vitamin B1 deficiency:

  • • Tourette syndrome
  • • Ataxia
  • • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • • ADHD
  • • POTS syndrome
  • • MS symptoms
  • • Fibromyalgia symptoms
  • • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • • Peripheral neuropathy
It's important to pinpoint what's causing your thiamine deficiency, so you can start doing something about it. You can also start taking vitamin B1—just be sure it's a natural version. Unfortified nutritional yeast is a great natural source of vitamin B1. If you have a problem related to your myelin sheath, you may also want to take benfotiamine.

And by the way , that drug has a tremendous amount of side effects .

And then we have Gardasol and Cervarix , which both , if I’m not mistaken , have been taken off the market , but they both are vaccines for HPV , the human papillomavirus .

Alright .

Thiamine deficiency symptoms

So let’s first talk about the first symptom , and this would be a symptom that’s related to the cerebellum .

Okay ?

The cerebellum .

It’s the back part of the brain that if you looked at it , it would look very similar to cauliflower .

But when you have a very severe deficiency in b 1 , you get degeneration in the cerebellum .

Now the cerebellum controls motor function .

It controls certain part of our language .

It controls mood and attention .

So when you reach out in space to get an object , you’re using your cerebellum .

When you’re walking and you’re coordinating all the different muscles , you’re using your cerebellum .

So when you get a short circuited problem in the cerebellum , an electrical problem because the myelin is breaking down , you can get Tourette syndrome .

And that is like random , vocalization of certain , things that a person says as well as random twitching and random motions that are just not under the person’s control .

Then you have another problem called ataxium .

That is the gait problem .

If you’re trying to walk heel to toe , you won’t be able to do it .

You’re shuffling .

Your movements are very erratic , and that is a cerebellum problem .

Another problem with the cerebellum , it’s obsessive compulsive disorder that is a symptom of a major b1 deficiency .

So you can see that , a b1 deficiency can affect a person in different ways , not always the same way .

And realize I’m talking about , very specific symptoms that are related to the cerebellum , but there are many other symptoms that are related to different parts of your body that have nothing to do with the myelin sheath .

Okay .

Another symptom that’s related to a b1 deficiency is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .

Because think about it .

We have hyperactivity .

This is an excessive motion state with a lack of attention .

Both things are controlled by the cerebellum .

And then b 1 is also needed for the autonomic nervous system .

Because remember I talked about b1 is everything neurological .

Right ?


The autonomic nervous system is composed of 3 different areas , the sympathetic nervous system , the parasympathetic , which is rest and digest , versus the sympathetic , which is fight or fight , and then the enteric , nervous system , which is everything to do with digestion .

So with this system being dysfunctional , you can get what’s called POTS .

And POTS is a condition when you stand up and you feel dizzy .

You’re you’re gonna collapse .

So you have a very difficult time standing up .

It’s actually a very devastating condition , which affects the autonomic nervous system .

Now even MS symptoms , because MS involves the brain as well as mild and sheath , can mimic a b1 deficiency .

So people that are sometimes diagnosed with MS really might just have a b1 deficiency


And then we have fibromyalgia symptoms too that can mimic a b1 deficiency because the relationship between the nerve and the muscle connection .

And then we have number 8 , which is chronic fatigue syndrome , which also relates to the central nervous system .

The nervous system powers , the energy through the body .

And so if we’re deficient in that electrical power , we’re we’re just gonna be exhausted all the time .

And then we have another part of the nervous system called the peripheral nervous system .

Okay ?

And a common symptom with that is called peripheral neuropathy .

Now that is usually a situation where you see in diabetics where the bottom of your feet become painful , burning , numb , achy that can then also occur in your hands .

Okay ?

Because because the nervous system , especially myelin , is destroyed directly with sugar as well .

nervous system

So this is why you see this symptom in diabetes , but you can also have peripheral neuropathy with a b1 deficiency that’s created another way .

But , also , high levels of sugar will create a b1 deficiency and also create peripheral neuropathy .

Now sciatic nerve is insulated with myelin .

So some people that are diagnosed with sciatica really have a b1 deficiency that is acting like sciatica .

What to do for vitamin B1 deficiency

So what is the solution to all this ?

Well , I already mentioned all the things that can cause a b1 deficiency , so you’re gonna have to figure out which one is causing yours .

But the other thing is just to take some b1 .

Make sure it’s a natural version , not the synthetic version .

A good source of natural b1 also is also is nutritional yeast .

nutritional yeast .

It’s not the only source , but it’s a good source , but make sure you get the unfortified version .

And then if you have a problem that’s anything related to the myelin sheath , okay , which is a fat layer , I would recommend , in addition to the natural b1 , I would take a fat soluble b1 vitamin called benfotiamine .

And whatever it recommends on the back of the label , I would times that by 4 .

Take 4 times as much .

Because if you take the fat soluble b1 called Benfotiamine , it will penetrate the nervous system much better .

Some sources:

Dr. Berg

I am a health educator specializing in weight loss through nutritional and natural methods such as the keto diet plan and intermittent fasting

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