- Q How much vitamin B5 should I take to help my cholesterol levels?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineI recommend taking a 300 mg of vitamin B5 (panothenic acid) to decrease LDL "bad" cholesterol and raise HDL "good" cholesterol. No side effects have been seen yet in people taking this daily dosage of vitamin B5. Full Answer
- Q How does vitamin B5 affect blood sugar?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacyLike all B vitamins, vitamin B5, or pantothenic acid, is vital to normal metabolism, including helping your body convert the energy in food into blood sugar, which can then act as fuel for your body. It is also important for the formation of red... Full Answer