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Is chronic anxiety caused by a lack of serotonin?

Is chronic anxiety caused by a lack of serotonin?

Cause or Treatment: What is effective in the treatment of many medical conditions may not link directly to the cause. The cause of anxiety is probably not a simple as a lack of serotonin, even though things that seem to boost serotonin are helpful for many forms of anxiety. ...Read more

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What disease is caused due to a deficiency of WBC in blood?

What disease is caused due to a deficiency of WBC in blood?

Infections: Low WBC is the result of many diseases. Low WBC predisposes a person to infections of different types, depending on the type of WBC that is deficient. ...Read more

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Is ringworm caused by a lack of cleanliness?

Is ringworm caused by a lack of cleanliness?

No: It occurs when one or more spores of a fungus take root in the surface of your skin.These spores can be found in the soil, on animals or humans.The can pass trough direct contact with the spores, or gained through contact wit contaminated garments,etc. ...Read more

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What is a disease of the nervous system resulting from a thiamine deficiency?

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What is a disease of the nervous system resulting from a thiamine deficiency?

B1 deficiency: Beri Beri , which can be Wet Beri Beri with symptoms resembling congestive heart failure, or Dry Beri Beri with symptoms of weakness & paralysis. ...Read more

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What diseases are caused by the deficiency of fats?

What diseases are caused by the deficiency of fats?

Weight loss: Weight loss, because fats have more calories/gram than any other food. There are some fat soluble vitamins like d that you might become deficient in, but it is very unlikely since you can't totally eliminate the fat from your diet no matter how hard you try -- and by the way, why are you doing it in the first place? Excess carbohydrate/protein (other two options) is not good either. ...Read more

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Is there a sign of a vitamin E deficiency?

Is there a sign of a vitamin E deficiency?

Rare: Frank vitamin E deficiency is rare and overt deficiency symptoms have not been found in healthy people who obtain little vitamin E from their diets. If there is a deficiency symptoms include poor transmission of nerve impulses, muscle weakness, and retinal degeneration that leads to blindness. ...Read more

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Is there diseases in bone caused by food or vitamins?

Is there diseases in bone caused by food or vitamins?

No, but lack of, yes: A lack of vitamin d or inability to metabolize it leads to a condition known as rickets, soft weak bones prone to fracture and deformity. ...Read more

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What is the type of blindness caused by trauma or ageing?

What is the type of blindness caused by trauma or ageing?

Multiple causes: Blindness from trauma may be due to disruption of the globe/lens, retina, optic nerve or the brain. Blindness related to aging involves the same structures, but the processes are usually degenerative, inflammatory or compressive. ...Read more

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Please explain which disease is caused due to a deficiency of WBC in blood?

Infections: People with low WBC count are susceptible to infections. Please note that much depends on what caused the low WBC in the first place. ...Read more

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Is hypothyroidism caused by years of anorexia?

Is hypothyroidism caused by years of anorexia?

Perhaps : Low intake of iodide and other nutrients may block thyroid hormone production. ...Read more

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What is the most uncommon type of disease that can be caused by smoking?

What is the most uncommon type of disease that can be caused by smoking?

Not sure of exact: numbers, but a rare (and probably inherited) condition is thromboangiitis obliterans, or Buergher's Disease, which is a rare condition found only in smokers that results in severe and accelerated vascular disease when people with the predisposition smoke. It can result in gangrene of fingers, toes and extremities, and often in amputations of digits or limbs. ...Read more

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What is a disease caused by microbe that is uncommon?

What is a disease caused by microbe that is uncommon?

Diphtheria: A disease that is uncommon in our country, the USA, is Diphtheria. This disease once infected thousands of children and caused thousands of deaths. The reason it is uncommon in our country now is because of vaccinations, specifically the DPT vaccine. Diphtheria still occurs worldwide, in tropical countries. CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/downloads/dip.pdf ...Read more

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Can premature graying be caused by a copper deficiency?

Can  premature graying be caused by  a copper deficiency?

Reportedly yes: Graying of hair is related to genetic predisposition. Age of initial graying is largely a matter of genetics. However stressors: nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy, traumatic head injuries, low vitamin B levels, zinc deficiency, severe illness, surgery & marked emotional stress may impact earlier depigmentation in people who are already predisposed to gray hair. Aging is a significant factor. ...Read more

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Is milk a common cause of iron deficiency?

Is milk a common cause of iron deficiency?

Yes.: In toddlers, this is a common contributor of iron deficiency. In order to effectively correct the iron deficiency, it requires iron supplementation and a limiting of milk intake. Milk has a low iron content, can interfere with iron absorption, and can cause low levels of bleeding from the intestines. All of these can cause iron deficiency. ...Read more

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Can geographic tongue be caused by a zinc deficiency?

Can geographic tongue be caused by a zinc deficiency?

No proven link: As far as i know there is no proven link. If you suffer from geographic tongue, try zinc supplements. It’s been suggested that a zinc deficiency may be responsible for some incidences of geographic tongue. Zinc supplements may lessen the effects of the condition in this case but will not remove it completely. Run your own test and let us know the results. ...Read more

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