5 Strange Symptoms Appear When Body Has Vitamin Deficiency

The body has its own mechanism to tell when a problem occurs. Thus, preventive measures and treatment can be done before the problem becomes worse. For example, vitamin deficiency could lead to a variety of strange signs.

Vitamin deficiency may not cause disease, but can lead to malfunctioning of the body because the vitamin is supporting all the biochemical reactions in the body. To fix this, change your diet and improve your nutrition.

As reported by Fox News, Saturday (05/11/2013), here are 5 warning signs of vitamin deficiency is not uncommon:

1. Cracks in the corners of the mouth

The emergence of a crack in the corner of the mouth caused by a lack of iron, zinc and B vitamins such as niacin (B3), riboflavin (B2) and B12. Vegetarians usually get most often lacking enough iron, zinc and B12. This vitamin is essential for building the immune system.

To fix it, eat more poultry, salmon, tuna, eggs, oysters, clams, dried tomatoes, peanuts and beans. Iron absorption can be enhanced with vitamin C which also helps fight infection.

2. Facial rash, flushing and hair loss

This indicates Biotin deficiency disorders (vitamin B7), known as hair vitamins. The body can store fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K), but does not store vitamin B which is easily soluble in water. Consuming raw eggs will make them vulnerable because the protein in inhibiting the body's ability to absorb biotin.

To overcome this, eat eggs that have been cooked, salmon, avocado, mushrooms, cauliflower, soy, nuts, raspberry and banana.

3. Red bumps similar to pimples or white, usually on the cheeks, arms, thighs and buttocks

The emergence of these lumps are caused by a deficiency of essential fatty acids as well as vitamins A and D. To overcome this problem, reduce the consumption of saturated fats and trans fats, but healthy fats multiply. Add more salmon and sardines, nuts such as walnuts and almonds and seeds. For vitamin A, eat leafy greens and colorful vegetables such as carrots, sweet potatoes and red peppers.

4. Tingling and numbness in the hands, legs, or elsewhere

This condition can be caused due to deficiency of vitamin B such as folate (B9), B6 ​​and B12. This problem is directly related to the peripheral nerve ending in the skin. These symptoms can be combined with anxiety, depression, anemia, fatigue and hormonal imbalances.

To overcome this, eat spinach, asparagus, beans, eggs, octopus, clams, mussels, oysters and poultry.

5. Muscle cramps, stabbing pain in the toes, legs and back legs

These disorders arise due to lack of magnesium, calcium and potassium. Exercise too hard make the body lose a lot of minerals (vitamins B and soluble in water) through sweat.

To treat it, eat more bananas, almonds, hazelnuts, pumpkin, cherries, apples, oranges, broccoli, bok choy and dark green leafy vegetables such as kale, spinach and dandelion.