Vitamin Deficiency Causes Health Issues

12 03 2011


The body can store only limited amounts of water-soluble vitamins, so a regular intake is needed. Deficiency of these nutrients is more likely than a deficiency of fat-soluble vitamins, which can be stored for considerable lengths of time. The following list summarizes common symptoms of vitamin deficiencies:

BIOTIN: fatigue, poor appetite, nausea, scaly skin, muscle pains

FOLATE: weakness due to anemia, sore mouth and tongue

VITAMIN A: night blindness, dry and scaly skin, poor growth in children

VITAMIN B1 (THIAMINE): muscle weakness

VITAMIN B2: cracks around the mouth, sore tongue

VITAMIN B3 (NIACINE): scaly skin, inflammation of the mouth, general weakness,
Weight loss

VITAMIN B5 (PANTOTHENIC ACID): fatigue, nausea, headache, muscle cramps,

VITAMIN B6: skin disorders, cracks at the corners of the mouth, depression

VITAMIN B12: anemia, sore mouth and tongue, diarrhea, general weakness

VITAMIN C: poor wound healing, vulnerability to bruising, bleeding gums

VITAMIN D: rickets, muscle spasms, osteomalacia (weak, softened bones)

VITAMIN E: anemia and nerve problems leading to diminished eyesight and difficulty in

VITAMIN K: poor blood clotting





2 responses

16 03 2011
12 11 2012
Nicolas Werth

As always, OTC pain killers can help with muscle pain but it is usually not necessary. Taking a good rest and light massage would do the trick..

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