Vitamin Deficiency is also known as avitaminosis. Vitamin deficiency is the condition of a long-term lack of a vitamin. It is caused by not enough vitamin intakes. Vitamin deficiency can be classified as a primary deficiency, whereas when due to an underlying disorder such as malabsorption, it is called a secondary deficiency.
Symptoms of vitamin deficiencies include:
- Brittle Hair and Nails
- Mouth Ulcers or Cracks in the Corners of the Mouth
- Bleeding Gums
- Poor Night Vision and White Growths on the Eyes
- Scaly Patches and Dandruff
- Hair Loss
- Red or White Bumps on Skin
- Restless Leg Syndrome
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