OverviewNutritional deficiency is a condition where the body lacks many different vitamins and minerals which are essential for the development of the body. These nutritions aren't produced by the bodies but obtained through the diet.
Signs and SymptomsPallor or pale skin, Fatigue, Weakness, Trouble breathing, Unusual food cravings, Hair loss, Periods of lightheadedness, Constipation, Sleepiness, Heart palpitations, Feeling faint or fainting, Depression, Yingling and numbness of the joints, Menstrual issues such as missed periods or very heavy cycles, Poor concentration
Common CausesMalnutrition, Starvation
Risk FactorsRefugees, Endocrine/ Metabolic/ and Nutritional Diseases, Inflammatory bowel disease
Investigation TechniquesBlood tests, Complete blood count (CBC), Blood urea and serum electrolytes
Treatment and PreventionDietary changes, Supplements, Parenteral administration
Psychological IssuesStress, Anxiety