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Vitamin B3, like the other B vitamins, is essential for carbohydrate breakdown into energy. Pellagra is a disabling disease that can be the result of a Vitamin B3 deficiency. According to Science Direct, Pellagra can be characterized by four “Ds”: depression, diarrhea, delirium, and dementia. It is most prevalent in developing countries where corn is the primary source of carbohydrates.

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Niacin deficiency and cancer in women.

Vitamin B3, the nicotinamide adenine dinucleotides and aging.

Effective treatment of mitochondrial myopathy by nicotinamide riboside, a vitamin B3.



Those who have a vitamin B3 deficiency are more prone to headaches, fatigue, depression, disorientation, and scaly pigmented rashes on skin.

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