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Multivitamin deficiency: Things you must know

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A Multivitamin deficiency can lead to the occurrence of a disease known as an avitaminosis or hypovitaminosis. It indicates a long-term deficiency in the body of a particular or group of vitamins.


Common Vitamin deficiencies found are Vitamin D, Vitamin K and Vitamin E. [1]


A well-balanced and healthy diet can help in checking the deficiency of vitamin and mineral in the body. A poor health condition or any chronic disease can also be the reason for lack of multivitamin in the body.


Symptoms


Self-diagnosable
Few symptoms include broken hair and brittle nails, dandruff and scaly patches, fatigue and severe hair fall

People may experience
- Red bumps on the skin
- Willis-Ekbom disease
- Muscle and Joint pain
- Anemic
- Ulcer in mouth
- Bleeding gums
- Vision problem


Treatment:


Self Care:
- Maintain the right balance of Vitamin A, B, C, D and K by working on and maintain a good diet plan.
- Regular exercise and avoiding junk foods are advisable.
- Annual body checkups help to stay updated about your health and deficiencies of Vitamins if any.


Medications: Different vitamin deficiencies need to be treated in different ways. If the body has a deficiency of any particular vitamin, then specific supplements are recommended by the doctor. When there is multivitamin deficiency then taking a pill of multivitamin supplement available over the counter can help in maintaining the balance.


Specialist Treatments: Treatment for avitaminosis primarily depends on the diagnosis of the actual set of vitamins which the body lacks. Some common treatments or advice given by doctors includes a prescribed nutritious diet including vitamins which are low in the body. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is also advised. Injections or shots may be recommended by the doctor based on the type of vitamin which is at a low level. Consult our doctors at mfine for the best health treatment plan.

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