B Vitamins (B6, B9, B12)


Mood disorders like anxiety, depression, and stress impact approximately 1 out of 5 people making it a major mental health concern. Given that B vitamins play a major role in the synthesis and regulation of neurotransmitters, there has been a significant amount of interest in the therapeutic benefits of B vitamin supplementation for the treatment of mood disorders.

Your brain’s in-house neurotransmitter synthesizer

B vitamins play a vital role in mood regulation and brain chemistry as they are necessary for the synthesis of neurotransmitters like dopamine and serotonin which are key components for mood regulation. They also play a vital role in mitochondrial energy production and are essential for every aspect of brain function.

Figure: Mechanism of B-vitamins role in neurotransmitter synthesis


How can a deficiency in B vitamins affect your mental health?

A comprehensive analysis of multiple scientific studies revealed that supplementation with B vitamins significantly reduces symptoms of stress. Also, deficiency of B vitamins can result in the following symptom

Vitamin Symptom of deficiency
B6  Anaemia, irritability, poor focus, depression, cognitive decline, dementia
B9 Psychosis, cognitive decline, and dementia
Psychosis, cognitive decline, and dementia 


When you drink NEXTGEN Coffee, you’re getting a carefully dosed amount of the essential B-vitamins required for optimal cognitive functioning.

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