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what are the health effects of vitamin b deficiency?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Many!!!: Look up on line the disease called beriberi

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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: vitamin b deficiency?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Beriberi: Is the classic presentation of bgroup deficiency, chiefly vitamin b1 (thiamin). Beriberi has been a scourge for centuries from eating white rice. In its early stages it causes dysautonomia (abnormal functions of the autonomic [automatic] nervous system) and dysautonomia is widespread and common in the U.S. Because of the widespread consumption of sugar.
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A 31-year-old male asked:

Effect of vitamin b deficiency on nails?

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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Why worry?: B vitamins are water soluble and if you take too much you can excrete via urine.If you take a multi-vitamin you are good.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Will a vitamin b deficiency occur when smoking pot?

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Vitamin B def & THC: To the best of our knowledge no research study has established a clear link between any form of vitamin deficiency and smoking marijuana. Some individuals who smoke pot tend to have poor dietary habits and consume more alcohol than they should, which in turn may explain vitamin b deficiency in these individuals.
A 36-year-old member asked:

How long is it supposed to it take for vitamin b deficiency to be cured?

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 18 years experience
6 months: In my experience between 3-6 months of aggressive replacement. This could be orally or intramuscularly. Intravenous does not replenish so it is generally not used unless it helps deliver whatever maybe some other medication is taking away from you.
A 46-year-old member asked:

Please explain what are some symptoms of vitamin b deficiency in humans?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
There are many: I suggest that you look up the vitamin B1 deficiency disease called beriberi. You can find it online

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