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Symptoms Of Omega 6 Deficiency
I haven't got a gallbladder. Am I prone to have deficiency in omega -3 fatty acids? Should I take supplements and which are the best?
No data available: There are no available data to answer this question. Not likely to be a problem though. ...Read more
No: No it is not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Vitamin deficiency: Not usually. Vitamin deficiencies are usually due to dietary deficiencies, but rarely can be related to problems absorbing nutrients. That may be due to a genetic defect. ...Read more
I'm 16 and half. I'm 4ft11. What can I do to grow taller? I take vitamins and also omega 3 supp.When I was in primary school I had vitamin D deficiency
See your doctor: Who may refer you to an endocrinologist, to check your bone age and whether your long bones are already closed, so no room for further height then, also would check your hormonal status, thyroid hormones and growth hormone, your menses, when did it start and other body features. So start with your doctor, keep taking the vitamins though, but won't change anything except better nutrition, good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just been informed I am folic acid deficiency can taking vitamin d and omega 3 supplements effect the test results?
Inadequate diet: Symptoms of omega-3 fatty acid deficiency include fatigue, poor memory, dry skin, heart problems, mood swings or depression. Omega-3 fatty acids are considered essential fatty acids: They are necessary for human health but the body cant make them -- you have to get them through food. Omega-3 fatty acids can be found in fish, such as salmon, tuna, and halibut, algae, some plants, and nut oils. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with a B12 deficiency 5 years ago had a level in the low 200 and neuro symptoms. I was given one shot and 30 days of pills and i still have a lot of symptoms. I was retested in the 500's. What should I do?
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. It's unknown how blood levels vary with total body content. Pathologists have discussed this for decades and reached no conclusions. You're wise simply to eat sensibly, getting enough green vegetables. ...Read more
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
Hypocalcemia: Check out https://www.merckmanuals.com/home/hormonal-and-metabolic-disorders/electrolyte-balance/hypocalcemia-low-level-of-calcium-in-the-blood which states: "muscle cramps are common, and people may become confused, depressed, and forgetful and have tingling in their lips, fingers, and feet as well as stiff, achy muscles" ...Read more
When I exercise i sweat too much, I mean much more than anyone in the gym, what deficiencies this symptom might mean?
Sweating: See your doc (especially if you have other symptoms) and if he/she has no clear diagnosis it may simply be that you sweat more that others. It is not necessarily a deficiency but may lead to deficiencies in your electrolyte balance so be sure to eat well, i.e., lots of fruits and vegetables--eat the rainbow. Stay hydrated and avoid most electrolyte drinks because they can be high in sugar. ...Read more
Vit D is 13 ng/dl. How many days does it take for the deficiency symptoms to reduce? If one is taking 60000IU D3 per week.
Vitamin D def: Hard to say. You are taking about 8,000 IU per day. Your Vitamin D level is Extremely low! I would have your Vitamin D level rechecked in 2 months on that regimen. ...Read more
B12 Deficiency: B12 deficiency can lead to anemia, with symptoms of fatigue, tiredness and exercise related shortness of breath. Neurological symptoms include numbness, parasthesias (tingling of hand and feet), decreased reflexes, ataxia (difficulty walking). Psychiatric symptoms include dementia, personality changes, psychosis, and impaired memory. ...Read more
See answer : Early-stage calcium deficiency may not cause any symptoms but may include: brittle nails, dry skin, yellowing of teeth, muscle cramps, excessive eye twitching, weakness, and sweating in cold weather. Later stage deficiency symptoms include: muscle spasms, numbness and tingling in the hands, feet, and face, memory loss, depression, hallucinations, poor appetite, and abnormal heart rhythm. ...Read more
Weakness and fatigue
Light-headedness and dizziness
Palpitations and rapid heartbeat
Shortness of breath
A sore tongue that has a red, beefy appearance
Nausea or poor appetite
Yellowish tinge to the skin and eyes
Numbness and tingling in the hands and feet
irritability ...Read more