Fetal abnormalities, including cleft palate, have been linked to Vitamin B6 deficiency.
In addition, alcohol reduces active vitamin B6 levels which may further reduce zinc stores.
Some evidence has shown that vitamin therapy with vitamin B6 and magnesium supplementation can help children with autism and PDDNOS.
Some studies have shown that vitamin B6 improves eye contact and speech and lessens tantrum behavior.
Some research suggests that vitamin B supplements, primarily vitamin B6 in a complex, magnesium, and fish oil supplements (omega-3 fatty acids) also may help relieve cramps.