Water Soluble Vitamins (Deficiency)

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Water Soluble Vitamins (Deficiency)
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2014-10-23 17:01:58
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  1. Thiamin
    • BeriBeri: Mental confusion, decrease in short term memory
    • Fatigue, apathy
    • Peripheral paralysis
    • Muscle weakness and wasting
    • Painful calf muscles
    • Anorexia, weight loss
    • Edema
    • Enlarged heart
    • Sudden death from heart failure
  2. Riboflavin
    • Dermatitis
    • Cheilosis
    • Glossitis
    • Photophobia
    • Reddening of the cornea
  3. Niacin
    • Pellagra: 4 Ds
    • Dermatitis (bilateral and symmetrical) and glossitis
    • Diarrhea
    • Dementia, irritability, mental confusion-> psychosis
    • Death if untreated
  4. Vitamin B6
    • Dermatitis
    • Cheilosis
    • Glossitis
    • Abnormal brain wave pattern
    • Convulsions
    • Anemia
  5. Folate
    • Glossitis
    • Diarrhea
    • Macrocytic Anemia
    • Depression
    • Mental confusion
    • Fainting
    • Fatigue
  6. Vitamin B12
    • GI Changes: Glossitis, anorexia, indigestion, recurring diarrhea or constipation, and weight loss
    • Macrocytic Anemia: Pallor, dyspnea, weakness, fatigue, and palpitations
    • Neurologic Changes: Parethesia of the hands and feet, decreased sense of position, poor muscle coordination, poor memory, irritability, depression, paranoia, delirium, and hallucinations
  7. Pantothenic Acid
    Rare; general failure of all body systems
  8. Biotin
    Rare; anorexia, fatigue, depression, dry skin, heart abnormalities
  9. Vitamin C
    • Bleeding gums, pinpoint hemorrhages under the skin
    • Scurvy characterized by:
    • hemorrhaging
    • muscle degeneration
    • skin changes
    • delayed wound healing; reopening of old wounds
    • Softening of the bones-> malformations, pain, easy fractures
    • Soft, loose teeth
    • Anemia
    • Increased susceptibility to infection
    • Hysteria and depression

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