Tag Archives: Deficiency

What are the symptoms of an iron deficiency?

Iron deficiency is when there is not enough iron in the blood. It can lead to symptoms such as fatigue and dizziness, among many others. Iron is a mineral that is vital for many bodily functions. It supports the transportation of oxygen in the blood. It is also essential for the correct development and functioning… Read More »

Link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia confirmed

Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, a team of Australian and Danish researchers has reported. The discovery could help prevent some cases of the disease by treating vitamin D deficiency during the earliest stages of life. The study, led by Professor John McGrath from The University of Queensland and Aarhus University in Denmark,… Read More »

Vitamin D deficiency – does your hair look like this? Signs to eat more ‘sunshine’ vitamin

Vitamin D is used by the body to keep the muscles, teeth and bones healthy, said the NHS. It uses the vitamin to regulate the amount of calcium or phosphate in the body. Not getting enough vitamin D can lead to severe bone deformities, rickets, or even osteomalacia. You could be at risk of a vitamin D… Read More »