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lithium deficiency symptoms

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Unconfirmed: Human diseases possibly related to deficient lithium intake have not been well studied. Still, lithium is probably an essential nutrient present in fo ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Unlikely: Lithium causes problem with the balance of na and electrolytes through the kidney and , yes, can cause edema but mostly just electrolyte imbalances. I ... Read More
Dr. Leonard Lado
32 years experience Psychiatry
Lithium and veins: Endothelial cells have the key function of participating in the maintenance of open and functional capillaries. Dysfunction of the vascular endotheliu ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Probiotics: Or good flora are essential in digestion and also help produce kit k. Poor digestion, gas bloating and constipation can all be signs of pro biotic nee ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
33 years experience Ophthalmology
B12 Deficiency: B12 deficiency can lead to anemia, with symptoms of fatigue, tiredness and exercise related shortness of breath. Neurological symptoms include numbnes ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Low potassium sx: Low potassium causes muscle cramps, weakness, heart rhythm irregularities, even fatal VTACH.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends on how low: None, sudden muscle cramps, loss of appetite, weakness, fatigue, dry skin, risk for salt related hi blood pressure, weaker bones..... Get it up w/ ban ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
31 years experience Internal Medicine
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
A great unknown: It's very hard to identify true magnsium deficiency by lab work in people not otherwise ill, since most of the body's magnesium is inside the cells. I ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Too involved: Common nutritional deficiencies in the us are usually seen in alcoholics and include thiamine, magnesium, protein and folate (folic acid) deficiencies ... Read More
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