Are you troubled by fatigue, illness or loss of appetite? Experts say you could be suffering from nothing more than a vitamin deficiency.
We Americans are eating a tremendous amount of food but are NOT getting enough vitamins, declares Dr. Earl Mindell, author of the "Vitamin Bible" and the "Anti-aging Bible."
Here are some symptoms to common vitamin deficiencies, according to Dr. Mindell and the American Dietetic Association (ADA).
VITAMIN A: Acne, reduced sense of smell, dry hair fatigue, sleeplessness, rough skin, night blindness and frequent infections.
VITAMIN C: Bleeding gums, depression, easy bruising, irritability, joint pain, loose teeth, exhaustion and slow healing.
VITAMIN D: Burning sensation in the mouth and throat, heavy sweating on the scalp, diarrhea, insomnia and nervousness.
VITAMIN E: Inpaired reflexes, unsteady gait, uncoordinated eye movement, swelling of the feet, dry skin.
VITAMIN B1 (thiamine): Indigestion, anxiety, diahrrhea, poor circulation.
VITAMIN B2 (riboflavin): Mouth and lip sores, lesions around genitalia, dandruff, eye fatigue and lack of hair luster.
VITAMIN B6: Acne, hair loss, pink eye, depression, dizziness, fatigue, slow wound healing and sleepiness.
VITAMIN B12: Indigestion, constipation, fatigue, headaches, mood swings, loss of appetite, shortness of breath, difficulty concentrating and forgetfulness.
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