Signs Of Vitamin Deficiencies

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Signs Of Vitamin Deficiencies In The Body

Vitamins we need to stay healthy must be present in our diet. When they aren’t, your body will give you some signals to tell you that your vitamins are missing. Vitamins are micronutrients that directly affect the human body and mental health.

Different vitamins differ according to their functions in the body and the daily dose required. Vitamins A, D, E and K, are fat-soluble vitamins.

When consumed above the daily amount required by the body, they can be stored in the body. Therefore, signs of vitamin deficiencies of these types of vitamins can be slow.

B and C are water-soluble vitamins and cannot be stored in the body. Excess of these water-soluble vitamins is excreted from the body through the excretory system.

Therefore, they should be taken from foods regularly every day. Since they cannot be stored, the signs of vitamin deficiencies in these types of vitamins are observed faster than in fat-soluble ones.

How Does The Body Tell Us Which Vitamin Values ‚ÄčAre Insufficient?

Signs Of Vitamin Deficiencies :

  • Vitamin D

  1. Frequent headache
  2. Unhealthy-looking nails and hair loss
  3. Dark circle under the eyes
  4. Sleep problems
  5. Feeling constantly cold
  6. General fatigue and weakness
  7. Balance problems and loss of strength
  8. Bone pain in the whole body or certain areas
  9. Slow weight loss or inability to lose weight
  10. Constantly changing mood
  11. Sweating
  • Vitamin A

  1. Disorders in the digestive system
  2. Impaired sleep quality
  3. Weakening of bones and teeth
  4. Reproductive disorders, infertility
  5. Urinary tract inflammation
  6. Problems in the respiratory system
  7. Dandruff in hair
  8. Delays in wound healing
  9. Weakening of the immune system, getting sick easily, and prolonging the healing
  10. Visual disturbances such as night blindness, eye infection, dry eyes, and corneal softness
  • Vitamin B12

Signs of vitamin deficiencies - b12

Signs of vitamin deficiencies: Mood disorders, especially depression and extreme irritability

  1. Amnesia
  2. Heart palpitations
  3. Smooth tongue (the dots on the tongue begin to disappear)
  4. Mouth sores
  5. Dry skin and lackluster skin
  6. Weight loss
  7. Feel cold
  8. Numbness in the limbs
  9. Weakness
  10. Lack of attention, difficulty focusing
  11. Tiredness
  • Vitamin C

  1. Anemia
  2. Bleeding and swelling in the gums (Gingivitis)
  3. Nose bleeding
  4. Petechiae (skin spots)
  5. Ecchymosis (bruise due to subcutaneous bleeding)
  6. Swollen joints and joint pain
  7. Gaining weight due to slowing metabolism
  8. Hyperkeratosis (skin thickening)
  9. Dryness in the hair and brittle, weak hair
  • Vitamin E

  1. Quick-drying of heels, hands, elbows and knees
  2. Increasing disturbances due to eating disorders and digestive problems
  3. Fatigue, weakness in the body, severe pain in bones and joints
  4. Howling and ringing in the ears
  5. Balance problems because the brain does not receive neural impulses
  6. Premature aging
  7. Infertility
  8. Sexual dysfunction
  9. Liver ailments
  • Vitamin K

  1. Heavy bleeding in the gums and nose
  2. Bloody urine and stool formation
  3. Excessive menstrual bleeding
  4. Late healing of cuts and wounds
  • Vitamin B9

  1. Anemia
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Headache
  4. Sores on the skin
  • Vitamin B7

  1. Pale and graying of the skin
  2. Hallucinations
  3. Depression
  4. Nausea
  5. Tiredness
  • Vitamin B6

  1. Eczema
  2. Inflammation
  3. Cracks in the tongue and skin
  4. Anemia
  5. Nervous system problems
  6. Kidney stone formation
  • Vitamin B5

  1. Muscle weakness
  2. Headache, tiredness
  3. Abdominal pain
  4. Diarrhea
  • Vitamin B3

  1. Pellagra disease: a disease associated with the skin, digestive system, and central nervous system.
  2. Burning sensation in the body
  3. Circulatory disorders
  4. Skin problems/Skin wounds
  5. Mouth sores, tongue swelling

Signs Of Minerals Deficiencies :

  • Iron

Signs of vitamin deficiencies - iron

Signs of vitamin deficiencies: Sensitivity in the oral mucosa.

  1. Indifference
  2. Being out of breath during physical activities
  3. Dizziness and blackout
  4. Feeling cold than usual
  5. Swelling of the tongue
  6. Concentration problems
  7. Constant tiredness
  • Calcium

  1. Muscle contraction
  2. Broken nails
  3. Hallucinations
  4. Tingling in the face, hands and feet
  5. Dry skin
  6. Poor memory
  • Zinc

  1. Unexplained weight loss
  2. Wounds that do not heal
  3. Reduced sense of smell and taste
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Open wounds on the skin
  • Sodium

  1. Various problems in the stomach and intestines
  2. Loss of appetite, vomiting, nausea
  3. Adverse effects on the brain
  4. Confusion, weakness, headache
  5. Muscle spasms, cramps, and weakness
  • Magnesium

  1. Restless leg syndrome
  2. Hair falling out
  3. Constipation
  4. Not growing nails
  5. Frequently rising blood pressure
  6. Craving to consume salt
  • Phosphorus

  1. Dull skin
  2. Difficulty focusing
  3. Weakness
  4. Nervousness, anxiety
  5. Weakness in bones
  • Lodine

  1. Slow heart rate
  2. Thin and dry skin
  3. Menstrual irregularities and delays in women
  4. Constipation
  5. Sudden weight gain
  6. Mental performance loss
  7. Getting sick often
  • Potassium

Signs of vitamin deficiencies - potassium

Signs of vitamin deficiencies: Skin health deterioration such as acne and hair loss.

  1. Cramps in the arm and leg
  2. Frequently rising blood pressure
  3. Disruption in heart rhythm
  4. Feeling low in appetite than before
  • Sulfur

  1. Acne
  2. Joint inflammation
  3. Brittle nails and hair
  4. Spasm
  5. Loss of memory
  6. Obesity
  7. Alzheimer’s
  8. Chronic fatigue

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