Vitamin deficiency

What is Vitamin deficiency?

Avitaminosis is any disease caused by chronic or long-term vitamin deficiency or caused by a defect in metabolic conversion, such as tryptophan to niacin. They are designated by the same letter as the vitamin.

Conversely hypervitaminosis is the syndrome of symptoms caused by over-retention of fat-soluble vitamins in the body.

Avitaminoses (and their lacking factors) include:

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hi, 2 weeks ago i ws suffering from stomacheach bcoz of acidity, now i m sufring from lose motion with gas, my dr adviced m to tak folinext, she...

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My dear, welcome to HCM. An excess of stomach acid is not caused by a vitamin deficiency is the advice I would give to you if you were my patient....

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I am 37 and just recently stopped doing peg interferon for hep c and I am cured however now I have a weird mouth thing going on for like 4...

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You might be suffering from chronic Vitamin D and B12 deficiency. This may lead to hair loss, teeth changes, pain and myofascial pain syndrome...

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