Saturday, June 19, 2010

Vitamin E deficiency signs


According to the book The Complete Idiot's Guide to Vitamins and Minerals, vitamin E deficiency in the long term can cause nerve damage, especially the nerves in the spine. Sometimes it also occurs in the retina of the eye damage.

Vitamin E deficiency should be rare. That's because of the daily food intake of almost all people get 7-11 mg of vitamin E. Even so, it turns out in the U.S. who eat plenty of famous and wealthy, carrying a mild deficiency of vitamin E.


Apart from daily food intake, vitamin E deficiency can also be caused by medical conditions such as:

1. Suffering from cystic fibrosis
Cause, people with this disease can not digest fat well, so it can not absorb enough vitamin E.

2. Suffer from Chron's disease
Patients with this disease can not absorb enough vitamin E through the intestines.

3. Liver disease
Patients with liver disease can not use vitamin E with the right.

4. On a diet low in fat and low calorie
The lack of fat in the body can affect the supply of vitamin E. This is because vitamin E, including fat-soluble vitamins. We need a little fat to absorb vitamin E.

5. Drinking certain drugs
Drinking cholesterol-lowering drugs can reduce the absorption of vitamin E and fat-soluble vitamins other.

Vitamins and Minerals According to the book's Handbook, there are signs of a person's body needs extra vitamin E, which is easily bruised body, heal old wounds, varicose veins, lack of sex drive, infertility and loss of muscle strength.

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