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Vitamin D Mineral Deficiency And Ehlers Danlos
Arms and upper back aching. Arms and legs falling asleep easily. Vitamin deficincy? History of ehlers danlos GERD pots
Not Vitam deficiency: Would less likely be a vitamin deficiency. Your physician can check. With the background of POTS and Ehlers Danlos would suggest you discuss the possibility of Fibromyalgia with you physicians. We see a lot of people with Ehlers Danlos - also known as benign hypermobility who have fibromyalgia. Your physician will help with therapy which includes exercise, correct of sleep and stress issues. ...Read more
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
I want to know if I have a vitamin or mineral deficiency. What test would i ask my doctor for? Is there a "complete" blood test of some sort? Thank u!
No complete test but: There is no "complete" test for vitamin & mineral deficiencies. There are some individual tests like vit d levels & tests can be done for the levels in various tissues, but most vitamins (like most b's & c) are not stored in your tissues & levels can vary greatly day to day. Magnesium deficiency is common but checking serum levels are near-worthless, as 99% is in your cells. See comment for more:. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will vitamin/mineral deficiency cause eczema-like symptoms? (if yes, what vitamin(s) or mineral(s)?)
I am suffering from MALABSORPTION and at the same time has EXCESS PRODUCTION OF SEBUM in SCALP.So which vitamin/mineral deficiency could cause this?
Yes ...: When using nutrients, one has to be careful of not overloading the body. Elevated copper can increase hyperactivity, oxidative stress and stress zinc requirements. The wrong kind of folate (folic acid) for those with mthfr mutations can also affect mental wellness. If there is a specific condition you are treating it is best to do so under guidance. Also, add one supplement at a time to assess effects. ...Read more