Selenium deficiency

What is Selenium deficiency?

Selenium deficiency is seen in severely compromised intestinal function, those undergoing total parenteral nutrition,gastrointestinal bypass surgery and also on advanced aged people.

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I have been sick on my stomach and having lots of diarrheal and now last night I woke up with itchy stinging burning feet - just unreal. Should I...

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Let me know few details regarding stinging burning feet sensation.
Are these symptoms persisting...

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hi can a deficiency in omega-3 fatty acids cause an enlarged goitre? ( a benign nodule in the thyroid). how common is omega-3 deficiency in north...

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Thanks for writing in. Omega 3 fatty acids have no direct relationship with thyroid dysfunction and goiter. Although omega 3 fatty...

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Never met with a doctor directly but after consulting over the phone, seeing pictures and reading upon it. I am most certain I have poliosis....

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Thanks for writing to us.
There could be many causes for poliosis
1) genetic- may run in family and associated with piebaldism, Vogt koyanagi...

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