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Vitamin Mineral Deficiency Cause Tingling Fingers
Will vitamin/mineral deficiency cause eczema-like symptoms? (if yes, what vitamin(s) or mineral(s)?)
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 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
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?
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
If I have a vitamin or mineral deficiency or if I have an excess of particular minerals or vitamins will I get symptoms to let me know I have?
Often not: In general, the vitamin or mineral deficiency or excess has to be pretty significant in order to cause symptoms. For example, vitamin D deficiency causes many things including bone disorders which causes damage even when you have no symptoms. Best to review what is recommended vitamin and mineral intake and make sure your diet includes these; back-up plan is daily multiple vitamin supplement. ...Read more
Happy new year! can intense/strenuous exercise lead to vitamin and mineral deficiency/inadequacy? Do athletes need additional vitamins and minerals?
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
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