Most of the time we ignore the minor medical symptoms our body is trying to tell us and then end up with major problems later on. If we were to catch these symptoms during their early stages, it wouldn't lead to a big problem after a while. It will represent through various signs and symptoms that we must look out for.
Here are the basic symptoms for various deficiencies.
Many of us may have suffered from acne during puberty, but what we don't know is that zinc helps to reduce acne in a large way. It also helps in healing the wounded skin, eases any kind of inflammation of the skin and regenerates skin cells. Hence, all these functions would be lost if you suffer from a zinc deficiency.
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The basic symptom for magnesium deficiency would be muscular cramps. Most people tend to think it's merely dehydration or exertion, and that's how they ignore this deficiency. Magnesium also plays a role in the functioning of our nervous systems and in severe cases of deficiency, it will lead to neurological symptoms.
People suffering from magnesium deficiency can also be an easy target for headaches. It causes sleeping problems as well. Magnesium deficiency will aid to the occurrence of stroke and depression.
Hair thinning and hair loss is a common problem for people suffering from an iron deficiency. Iron helps the transport of oxygen to your hair follicles in order to keep them healthy.
It manifests in people suffering from low levels of iron. The red blood cells in the body which are responsible for carrying oxygen rich blood to various tissues reduce the number and the size in iron deficiency. Hence, the body's capability of oxygen transportation reduces resulting in lowering the supply of oxygen to muscles.
Apparently brittle nails or hair can result as a form of vitamin B7 deficiency.
Discolored bumps on the arms can happen due to deficiency of omega 3 fatty acids. They are also called as the 'good cholesterol' or 'essential fatty acids' for your body.
Adults who bleed or bruise easily suffer from a vitamin K deficiency. This is found in people who are alcoholics, and people who suffer from cystic fibrosis.
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