About Vitamin b1 (thiamine)
What is vitamin B1 (also known as thiamine)?
Vitamin B1 is a coenzyme important for breaking down and using energy from food. Vitamin B1 also contributes to the function of the nervous system, muscles and heart. Food high in B1 include cereals and whole grains, beef and pork, pork, nuts, pulses and peas. A vitamin B1 deficiency may lead to beriberi. Wet beriberi is a more severe form that affects the heart, whereas dry beriberi may result in nerve damage.
Why take the test?
This test measures the level of vitamin B1 and can be used to detect a vitamin B1 deficiency.
How it works
Order your kit
Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to you door. Your kit contains everything you need for the test.
Take your test and post
Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse.
Get results directly to your dashboard
You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.
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