Vitamin Deficiency

Long-term vitamin deficiency causes avitaminosis or hypovitaminosis. If the deficiency is caused due to inadequate nutritional intake, then it is called primary deficiency, and if it is due to an underlying health condition like malabsorption, then it is called secondary deficiency. Vitamin D is the most common vitamin deficiency.

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I have severe and chronic body pain and mood swings. Could it be due to vitamin and mineral deficiency?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having constant bone pain, muscle pain, and mood swings. I feel like I am lacking some vitamins or nutrients. I have tested for several illnesses, but nothing was ruled out. How do I find if I lack some vitamins or minerals? What blood work should I undergo? What is your diagnosis ba...  Read Full »


Roopa

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for contacting us. I went through your query, and I feel you are not providing essential proteins and vitamins to your body that are required to meet your daily nutrient requirement. Maybe because of that, you are having muscle pain and bone pain. Therefore, I...  Read Full »

I have constant body pain and weakness. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, My arms and legs hurt every time I move around too much or stand too long or lift my hand up. I cannot even do exercises, because my muscles burn when I try to do some exercise. My knees also hurt when I stand too long or carry weight. My knees hurt and give a twig breaking sound when I b...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahaveer Patil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query in detail (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and understand your concern. From the complaints you have mentioned, it does not seem that you have any nerve pinch or something like that. It seems that you have low calcium and vit...  Read Full »

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