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Vitamin a deficiency

vitamin a deficiency

A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of vitamin a in the diet, characterised by night blindness and other ocular manifestations such as dryness of the conjunctiva and later of the cornea (xerophthalmia). Vitamin a deficiency is a very common problem worldwide, particularly in developing countries as a consequence of famine or shortages of vitamin a-rich foods. In the united states it is found among the urban poor, the elderly, alcoholics, and patients with malabsorption.


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Extended sleeping

... months of lack of sun can cause depression or bad mood, but not likely vitamin D deficiency. Diet-related causes of fatigue include low blood levels of potassium, iron and ...

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by boron
Sat Nov 09, 2013 4:08 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Extended sleeping
Replies: 3
Views: 869

Evolution and environment question--breathing, etc

... skin. Until the lighter skin comes along, they will suffer from partial Vitamin D deficiency. Anyways, this post is probably too long now - someone else will probably tell me ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue May 29, 2012 4:32 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution and environment question--breathing, etc
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Views: 2832

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... both rotator cuffs by just tossing a little cat toy). One visit my vitamin D was low so I was given the mass dosage. I had to repeat this twice, ... isn't my thyroid. She tested blood again and found I had a Vitamin B-12 deficiency and ordered me to take 1000 mcg a day. Didn't help still bloated. ...

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by CureIt
Wed Feb 29, 2012 12:30 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 451
Views: 2543449

Unsolved medical issue

... symptoms, but I still get a nose bleed now and then. As far as I know, vitamin K deficiency is rare with people that have normal diets, but there is probably no harm in trying ...

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by biohazard
Thu Jun 30, 2011 6:44 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Unsolved medical issue
Replies: 1
Views: 2541

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... out: - Orthomolecular Medicine for weight loss. - Mega dosing with Vitamin D. (Actually, you really should get a physician to check your Vitamin D level). Many of us are so deficient in this IMPORTANT vitamin. The D deficiency can & does manifest in many symptoms & illnesses. Sometimes ...

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by CheeMiss
Mon Aug 23, 2010 12:08 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 451
Views: 2543449
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