Signs and Symptoms of Thiamine (Vitamin B1) Deficiency

Signs and Symptoms of Thiamine (Vitamin B1) Deficiency

Signs and Symptoms of Thiamine (Vitamin B1) Deficiency/Thiamine is a vitamin found in food and manufactured as a dietary supplement and medication. Food sources of thiamine include whole grains, legumes, and some meats and fish. Grain processing removes much of the thiamine content, so in many countries, cereals and flours are enriched with thiamine. Supplements and medications are available to treat and prevent thiamine deficiency and disorders Read More …

Hypomagnesia, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Hypomagnesia

Hypomagnesia/Magnesium deficiency (not to be confused with hypomagnesemia) refers to inadequate intake of dietary magnesium or impaired absorption of magnesium, which can result in numerous symptoms and diseases. It is generally corrected by an increase of magnesium in diet, oral supplements, and in severe cases, intravenous supplementation. ‘Normal’ Serum Magnesium Levels 0.75–0.95 mmol/L[rx] A serum magnesium <0.82 mmol/L (2.0 mg/dL) with a 24-hour urinary magnesium excretion Read More …

Rickets Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Preventions

Rickets Causes

Rickets Causes Symptoms/Rickets is a condition associated with bone-deformity due to inadequate mineralization in growing bones [rx]. While some cases relate to hereditary syndromes, renal disease, or use of medication, rickets in the world mostly stems from nutritional insufficiency [rx]. Nutritional rickets is prevalent throughout much of the developing world and is again being increasingly seen in more affluent countries Read More …

Fatty Liver Causes Symptoms, Treatment

Fatty Liver Causes Symptoms

Fatty Liver Causes Symptoms/Fatty Liver corresponds to the presence of macrovesicular changes without inflammation (steatosis) and lobular inflammation in the absence of significant alcohol use. It can be divided into two subgroups: NAFL (Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver) or simply Steatosis and NASH (Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis). NAFL is defined as the presence of hepatic steatosis with no evidence of hepatocellular injury in the form of ballooning Read More …