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Vitamin Deficiency Diseases List
Deficiency of vitamins can cause several different diseases on the basis of several factors such as the level of deficiency, individual body’s immune response system and other factors. In most of the cases Vitamin deficiency first produces mild symptoms and if not taken care of, might turn in to a disease which may require a proper medical assistance.
Vitamins Deficiency – Introduction
- A person may be getting enough food to eat, but sometimes the food may not contain a particular nutrient. If this continues over a long period of time, the person may suffer from its deficiency.
- Deficiency of one or more nutrients can cause diseases or disorders in our body. Diseases that occur due to lack of nutrients over a long period are called deficiency diseases.
The Following table contains the list the diseases cause by the deficiency of each of the important Vitamins
|Vitamin Name||Disease Names|
|Vitamin A (Retinol)||Night Blindness, Dry Skin, weak teeth and bones, etc|
|Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)||Weak memory, Disturbances in sleep, feeling irritated, etc|
|Vitamin B2||Sore throat, Amnesia,|
|(Riboflavin)||Inflammation of skin|
|Vitamin B3 (Niacin)||Fatigue, Indigestion, Depression, Vomiting, Pellagra etc.|
|Vitamin B4 (Choline)||Blood disorder, nausea, skin disorders|
|Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)||Gastrointestinal problems, fatigue, headache, etc.|
|Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)||Mood Swings, Confusion, Muscle pains, etc.|
|Vitamin B12 (Cobalamine)||Joint pains, poor Dental health, Chronic Fatigue, etc|
|Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)||Poor healing of wounds, Bleeding gums, Dry and scaly skin, Scurvy, etc.|
|Vitamin D (Calcipherol)||Anxiety, Depression, Weak Immune System, Rickets|
|Vitamin E||Visual Disturbances,|
|Vitamin K (Phillioquine)||Haemorrhage, defective blood clotting, increased bleeding.|
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