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deficiency disease caused by lack of vitamin c

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Dr. Jose Barreto
14 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Disc health: The hypothesis is that since vitamin c is important for collagen health and intervertebral discs have collagen, then having low levels of vitamin d ca ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
45 years experience Child Psychiatry
Lack of intake: All fruits and vegetables contain some amount of vitamin c. Malnutrition causes insufficient intake and therefore a deficiency.
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vitamin C: The quality of vitamin c tablets (and powder) is rather standard. The key thing to keep in mind is that vitamin c has a half-life of about 12 hours s ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Vit C: Does not affect female cycle.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: Vitamin C intake would not cause deficiency of potassium. Sources of vitamin C like orange juice also have potassium.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Not vitamin C: Mouth ulcers, or aphthous ulcers, can be caused by many different factors: mouth trauma, braces, auto-immune and there may be vitamin deficiencies of ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Scurvy: Vitamin C deficiency is rare in modern era. Historically, it was reported in sailors of 18th century. Common symptoms include gum swollen, easy bleedi ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Naheed Akhter
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Blood test but expensive.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
17 years experience General Practice
Vitamins/minerals: The body needs dozens and dozens of vitamins and minerals to work properly. Vitamin C is only one of them. A deficiency of any of them is not good. An ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Vitamin C: does effect immunity. So, if there is a vitamin C deficiency - then correct it.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
B12 def: If despite taking oral b12. Your counts are low that means there is problem in absorption of B12 vitamin and therefore you should take the intramuscul ... Read More
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