Signs of a nutrient deficiency

The first signs of a nutrient deficiency

Recognising the first signs of nutrient deficiency is crucial for addressing nutritional gaps and maintaining optimal health.

Here is a comprehensive list of early indications that your body may be missing key nutrients:

Vitamin A deficiency

Night blindness

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) deficiency

Nervous tension

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) deficiency

Cracked heels and chapped lips

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) deficiency

Skin rashes

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) deficiency

Fatigue and insomnia

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) deficiency

Numbness in the hands and feet

Vitamin B7 (Biotin) deficiency

Thinning hair or hair loss

Vitamin B9 (Folate) deficiency

Tiredness and weakness

Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) deficiency

Tingling, numbness, or burning sensations

Vitamin C deficiency

Swollen, sore, or bleeding gums

Vitamin D deficiency

Bone pain and ache in lower back

Vitamin E deficiency

Muscle weakness especially upon exertion

Vitamin K1 deficiency

Excessive bruising

Vitamin K2 deficiency

Tartar buildup and joint stiffness

Calcium deficiency

Chronic cough and difficulty going to sleep

Manganese deficiency

Poor skeletal growth and bone structure

Iron deficiency

Fatigue, low exercise tolerance, and paleness

Omega-3 fatty acid deficiency

Dry, peeling, and cracking skin or small bumps on the back of the arms

Choline deficiency

Fatty liver

Iodine deficiency

Breast tenderness

Sodium deficiency

Overall weakness

Magnesium deficiency

Lack of energy especially when exercising

Potassium deficiency

Pounding or buzzing sound in ears, especially when trying to sleep

Selenium deficiency

Brain fog

Zinc deficiency

Breathlessness upon normal physical exertion


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We are located at Airside Shopping Centre next to Airside Tesco just off the M1 Swords turn off, 5minutes from Dublin Airport. 

Our location

1st Floor Medical Suite, Link Road, Holywell, Swords, K67 R8W3, Dublin, Ireland.

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Phone: (01) 524 0268

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