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Doctor insights on: Deficiency Diseases Of Fats

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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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Would factor 13 deficiency be considered a disorder?

Would factor 13 deficiency be considered a disorder?

Yes: Factor xiii is important in proper formation of blood clots and ensuring control of bleeding. ...Read more

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How to determine you have attention deficiency disorder?

Vanderbilt.: Fill out a vanderbilt assesment form and visit a psychiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I get exceptionally cold when it's cool. Much more than I should given how others dress. Could it be deficiency/disorder? Test I could do?

I get exceptionally cold when it's cool. Much more than I should given how others dress. Could it be deficiency/disorder? Test I could do?

Check thyroid: Thyroid hormone deficiency is associated with cold intolerance. See your pcp for a detailed history and exam and then appropriate lab tests can be done ...Read more

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What percentage of the U.S. population has an immune deficiency disease of some kind?

What percentage of the U.S. population has an immune deficiency disease of some kind?

>1 in 1200 household: A US nationwide survey of a sample of household, done by phone, estimated that 1 in 1200 household have a member with a primary immunodeficiency. The prevalence of HIV infection, the most common secondary immunodeficiency in the US is approx 4.5 per 1000 people. ...Read more

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What are some nutrition deficiency diseases and their symptoms?

What are some nutrition deficiency diseases and their symptoms?

Too involved: Common nutritional deficiencies in the us are usually seen in alcoholics and include thiamine, magnesium, protein and folate (folic acid) deficiencies. Women in reproductive phase may have iron deficiency due to menstrual blood loss. People with eating disorders often have multiple deficiencies of vitamins and minerals. Symptoms: anemia, weakness, neuropathy, skin rashes, failure to thrive etc. ...Read more

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What health problems might you face if you have a fat deficiency?

What health problems might you face if you have a fat deficiency?

Vitamins: The initial thing is that the absorption of specific vitamins would be problematic without fats. ...Read more

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Could IgG subclass deficiencies be caused by plasma b cell diseases/disorders?

Yes: It is possible to have malfunction of immunoglobulins or low levels in b cell disorders. A subclass deficiency by itself is usually not clinically significant and does not warrant treatment but if an underlying b cell disorder exists, it should be remedied. ...Read more

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How can you check if you're suffering from any hormonal disorder or deficiency?

How can you check if you're suffering from any hormonal disorder or deficiency?

No one answer: The symptoms of thyroid disease, hypogonadism, adrenal insufficiency, cushing's, hyperparathyroidism, and diabetes are so numerous and often ill-defined that people may be thought to be "just getting old" or emotionally overladen. The lab is critical here, and there is no single test. Glands are mysterious to most people and charlatans talk about diagnosing disease here often, be on your guard. ...Read more

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Is there a chromium storage deficiency disease? When taking chromium my son 10 is normal, can relax is not difficult, without it is, any info helps.

Is there a chromium storage deficiency disease? When taking chromium my son 10 is normal, can relax is not difficult, without it is, any info helps.

Here's what I found: Www. Diagnose-me. Com/symptoms-of/chromium-deficiency. Html
complete information about chromium deficiency, including signs and symptoms; conditions that suggest it; recommendations. Even mild deficiencies of chromium can produce symptoms other than problems in blood sugar metabolism, such as anxiety or fatigue. Abnormal cholesterol metabolism and increased progress of atherosclerosis. ...Read more

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Describe the disorder called deficiency of vitamins a, d, e, or k.?

Describe the disorder called deficiency of vitamins a, d, e, or k.?

Malabsorption: These are all called "fat soluble vitamins". A deficiency usually implies an inability to adequately absorb fat. There are a number of reasons for this and requires careful evaluation. ...Read more

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How do you detect an immune deficiency disorder?

How do you detect an immune deficiency disorder?

Medical evaluation: A clinical evaluation ireviewing the medical history and physical exam will suggest an immune deficiency, which can be confirmed by testing the presence of elements of the immune system: cells, immunoglobulins and other proteins, and immune function testing in especialized laboratories. Neonatal screening for severe immune defects affecting t cell, using the blood spots is available in a few state. ...Read more

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Why doesn't deficiency of riboflavin cause disease?

Why doesn't deficiency of riboflavin cause disease?

Ariboflavinosis: Actually, vitamin b2 deficiency causes ariboflavinosis. Symptoms may include cheilosis (cracks in the lips), high sensitivity to sunlight, angular cheilitis, inflammation of the tongue, seborrheic dermatitis or pseudo-syphilis, pharyngitis, hyperemia, and edema of the pharyngeal and oral mucosa. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have an immune deficiency disorder?

How can I know if I have an immune deficiency disorder?

See an immunologist: There are certain warning signs, like multiple ear/sinus/skin infections each year, multiple pneumonias in our lifetime, requiring prolonged antibiotics to clear infections, or a family history of immunodeficiency. A clinical immunologist can perform special tests to determine if your immune system is working properly. They can also determine proper treatment if a deficiency is found. ...Read more

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Can lithium deficiency lead to mood disorder i.E. Mania?

Can lithium deficiency lead to mood disorder i.E. Mania?

Unconfirmed: Human diseases possibly related to deficient lithium intake have not been well studied. Still, lithium is probably an essential nutrient present in foods and water supply. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/11838882 there is no direct relationship between "low" lithium and mania -- yet it's true that lithium is an established mood stabilizer in bipolar disorder & has antidepressant action too. ...Read more

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Can you define and describe emotional deficiency disorder?

There is no DSM code: It seems that some doctors are describing a feature of adhd, bipolar and perhaps other diagnoses that reflects violent outbursts as a emotion regulation deficiency. There are also some descriptions of psychopathic people as lacking emotional reaction to their bad behaviors. It is not, in itself, a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the best way to detect immune deficiency disorder?

What is the best way to detect immune deficiency disorder?

Multiple tests: A person with frequent or unusual infections needs to be investigated for immune deficiency. The deficiency may be of immunoglobulins or cellular immunity or both. Tests for the two are markedly different and beyond the scope of a 400 character answer. ...Read more

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When can you first detect immune deficiency disorder? What age?

When can you first detect immune deficiency disorder? What age?

At birth, prenatal: In families with an affected member who has a gene defect, this gene can be tested prenatally. Newborn screen for t cell deficiencies has been implemented in 10 states. Studies of the immune system can be done at any age if there is an immune deficiency is suspected. ...Read more

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Where can we find a specialist for collagen deficiency disease?

Where can we find a specialist for collagen deficiency disease?

What disease?: I suspect you mean collagen vascular disease. However, I need more information and what part of the country you live in to give y ou a meaningful answer. ...Read more

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What types of disorders/deficiencies can cause fatigue and tiredness?

What types of disorders/deficiencies can cause fatigue and tiredness?

Fatigue: Causes for fatigue can be varied such as out of shape depression heavy menstural cycle causing iron deficiency vitamin malnutrition hypothyroid lack of sleep you can try a good multivitamin with iron ANC calcium with vitamin d if not better 6 weeks out you need help with u physcian. ...Read more

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What does I do if my child have an attention deficiency hyperactivity disorder?

Evaluation needed: Contact your primary care doctor. He/she should collect information from school about classroom performance and take a thorough history and family history. Disorders that can interfere with attention and focus should be considered. If ruled out then a discussion with your primary care doctor or referral to a pediatric neurologist or developmentalist may help discuss alternative treatments. ...Read more

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Is it routine to be tested for vitamin deficiencies after being diagnosed with Crohn's disease?

Is it routine to be tested for vitamin deficiencies after being diagnosed with Crohn's disease?

Important: Vitamin b12 may not be absorbed with Crohns dz. So, yes, this assessment is important. Vitamin D assessment is also important. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I were to mention immune deficiency, what diseases would you immediately think of?

Can you tell me if I were to mention immune deficiency, what diseases would you immediately think of?

Immunodificiency: Acquired immunodeficiency would be HIV infection where the virus kills your t lymphocytes. Primary immunodeficiencies diseases are many depending on which immune cells are affected. They are due to genetic mutations in one of the steps that immune cells develop or the process of making cytokines. You can get examples of those diseases by visiting www. Primaryimmune. Org. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of pathogenic diseases, hereditary diseases, deficiency diseases and physiological diseases?

Site protocol: You get the most from this site when you provide background information on a medical problem and ask a related but clear question. We are not a shortcut for homework assignments, or a library reference section. For that you need to consult your local library or text books. ...Read more

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I have an IgG subclass 3 deficiency. What diseases/disorders are associated with this? Are you more likely to acquire certain diseases/disorders?

IgG3 subclass def: Igg has four types. Igg3 is involved in fighting against carbohydrate covered infectious organisms. Igg1 is the most numerous and igg3 is of much less quantity. If you have normal antibody titers to vaccines, then you are likely safe. I would simply monitor all of your immunoglobulin levels yearly. ...Read more

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Is atherosclerosis an autoimmune deficiency disorder?

Is atherosclerosis an autoimmune deficiency disorder?

No: No, it isn't; steroids don't help; in fact they hurt. Immunopressives don't help either. ...Read more

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What kind of disease is related to norepinephrine deficiencies?

What kind of disease is related to norepinephrine deficiencies?

Extremely rare one: Some people who suffer from depression are helped with drugs that increase the norepinephrine stores in nerve endings. Drugs such as Effexor (venlafaxine) or wellbutrin do this. Haveing a severe deficiency of these neurotransmitters is very rare and life threatening.
http://www. Ehow. Com/way_6158789_norepinephrine-deficiency-drooling-treatment. Html. ...Read more

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What diseases result from a thiamine deficiency?

What diseases result from a thiamine deficiency?

Thiamine deficiency: This is a great article: http://www. Stewartnutrition. Co.uk/nutritional_emergencies/acute_thiamine_deficiency. Html ...Read more

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What are common vitamin and mineral deficiency diseases?

What are common vitamin and mineral deficiency diseases?

Depends: In an average person taking a mixed diet no vitamin deficiencies are expected. The common vitamin deficiency in the US is vitamin D insufficiency. Alcoholics usually have vitamin B deficiency, especially thiamine. Many food stuffs in the US have vitamin added, e.g. with folic acid. Vegans are at of risk of B12 and vitamin D deficiency. A person not taking any fruits or vegs could lack vitamin C ...Read more

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Where are immune deficiency disorders located in the body?

Where are immune deficiency disorders located in the body?

Everywhere: Some immune disorders lead to more upper respiratory infections, or more skin infections, for example. This is because the different defects in the immune system makes you unable to fight those particular types of infections. But, the cells, antibodies, and proteins of the immune system are basically produced in the bone marrow and travel throughout your body. So you could be affected anywhere. ...Read more

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Can there be other immune deficiency diseases besides aids?

Can there be other immune deficiency diseases besides aids?

There are many: There are well over 100 hereditary / genetic deficiencies in components of the immune system. Illnesses from malnutrition to cushing's suppress immunity. Different cellular components may become depleted in a host of illness or as a result of medication. ...Read more

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Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a possible immune deficiency disorder?

Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a possible immune deficiency disorder?

Frequent infections: Immune deficiencies typically present with frequent infections. The types of infections determine which part of the immune system to evaluate with testing. Some immune deficiencies have associated symptoms/findings in addition to the frequent infections. ...Read more

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My sister's two children (males)died due to scid (from ada deficiency), should they take another chance? Will this disease occurs in all their children?

My sister's two children (males)died due to scid (from ada deficiency), should they take another chance? Will this disease occurs in all their children?

This is an autosomal: Recessive condition which means statistically 1in 4 will have the disease. Despite having 2 with ada deficiency, the risk next time is still 1in 4. Prenatal testing can be done. ...Read more

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Is there a homeopatic treatment for immune deficiency disorder?

No: Pt with primary immune deficiency pidd have defects in their immune system that do not allow then to fight infections. Pidd is a very serious disease and must be taken very seriously. Pidd can kill. A great resource www. Primaryimmune. Org. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of celiac disease and vitimin B12 deficiency alike?

Are the symptoms of celiac disease and vitimin B12 deficiency alike?

Not really but: Celiac disease causes malabsorption and can cause vit deficiency and that will produce symptoms and signs of the vit B12 deficiency in untreated patients.
These are two different conditions with different cause and there is nothing in common as celiac disease can cause in some cases vit B12 deficiency if not treated with gluten free diet.
B12 deficiency causes anemia and neurological disorders. ...Read more

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Which vitamin deficiencies does graves disease have?

Which vitamin deficiencies does graves disease have?

Not vitamin: Deficiency. Graves disease is hyperactive thyroid gland. It is not due to vitamin deficiency but may be associated with nutriotional problems due to increased metabolic rate. See this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/graves-disease/ds00181. ...Read more