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633 Possible Causes for Dry, Brittle Hair, Night Blindness, Vitamin D Deficiency

  • Vitamin Deficiency

    Vitmain A – nyctalopia, bitot spots, dry skin, dry hair, brittle finger nails, corneal perforation and xerophthalmia Vitamin B1 – neurologic symptoms like poor memory, Korsakoff[symptoma.com] It is manifested with reduced night vision, night blindness, and xerophthalmia.[icd9data.com] A 2011 study published in the International Journal of Trichology found that low selenium levels are associated with brittle hair, hair loss, and hair color changes, and selenium[vitamins.lovetoknow.com] (from cecil textbook of medicine, 19th ed, p1406) Condition due to a deficiency of vitamin d. 268 Vitamin d deficiency 268.0 Rickets, active convert 268.0 to ICD-10-CM 268.1[icd9data.com]

  • Fat-Soluble Vitamin Deficiency

    Patients may also present with infertility and spontaneous abortions without apparent underlying gynecological pathology, dry skin with hyperkeratotic lesions and dry hair[symptoma.com] Well, the answer is you will suffer from night blindness, which is abnormally poor vision in dim light.[study.com] Toxicity causes brittle hair and nails and is most likely to occur with supplements. Zinc Zinc is critical for normal growth and sexual maturation.[innerbody.com] Deficiency I guess you could say that calcium has a true love for vitamin D.[study.com]

  • Vitamin A Deficiency

    If you have continued problems with dry eye, talk with your doctor.[livestrong.com] She presented at 33 weeks of pregnancy with night blindness as a result of vitamin A deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of Hypothyroidism Weight gain Decreased libido / erectile dysfunction Cold hands and feet Cold sensitivity Thinning, brittle hair (could result in significant hair[naturalnews.com] Patient discussion about vitamin A deficiency Q. Recently I came to know after a test that I am vitamin D deficient so how much vitamin D should I take?[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Zinc Deficiency

    Zinc is relatively immobile in soil and can become unavailable to crops in dry soil.[agric.wa.gov.au] In children or adults, manifestations also include alopecia, impaired immunity, anorexia, dermatitis, night blindness, anemia, lethargy, and impaired wound healing.[msdmanuals.com] Symptoms of Zinc Deficiency A zinc deficiency can be identified by: Growth retardation Diarrhea Hair loss (nutritional deficiencies are one of the ten causes of hair loss[healthyandnaturalworld.com] Vitamin A deficiency was prevalent in 77%, D in 63%, E in 37%, and zinc in 84%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vitamin A

    Early symptoms of chronic toxicity are sparsely distributed, coarse hair; alopecia of the eyebrows; dry, rough skin; dry eyes; and cracked lips.[merck.com] blindness, hypophosphataemic rickets, hypercalciuria and low molecular weight proteinuria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Deficiency and Hair Health Not getting enough vitamin A can have adverse effects on your hair as well. Low levels of this vitamin can result in dry, brittle hair.[livestrong.com] Intra-arterial vitamin C prevents endothelial dysfunction caused by ischemia-reperfusion . Atherosclerosis 197 , 383–391 (2008). 5. Holick, M. F. Vitamin D deficiency .[dx.doi.org]

  • Chronic Kidney Disease

    Symptoms of advanced CKD chest pain dry skin itching or numbness feeling tired headaches increased or decreased urination loss of appetite muscle cramps nausea shortness of[niddk.nih.gov] You could become blind. Your feet and skin can develop sores and infections. If the wounds do not heal properly, your foot or leg may need to be amputated.[nlm.nih.gov] hair and nails itching weight loss a loss of muscle mass muscle twitching and cramps easy bruising and bleeding blood in your stools hiccups excessive thirst decreased interest[healthline.com] Vitamin D deficiency is present even in the early stages of chronic kidney disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myxedema

    Characteristic symptoms are weakness, cold intolerance, mental and physical slowness, dry skin, typical facies, and hoarse voice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hair, bald patches Aches and pain in your muscles or joints Confusion or memory loss Sensitivity to the cold increases Weakness Pale skin Constipation Myxedema Causes One[gudhealth.com] Myxedema skin is thicker than normal, with a dry waxy coating. It has a "doughy" feel.[sharecare.com] The exam may also reveal: Thin brittle hair Coarse features of the face Pale or dry skin, which may be cool to the touch Reflexes that are abnormal Swelling of the arms and[nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Marasmus

    Other symptoms may include diarrhea; dehydration; behavioral changes; dry, loose skin; and dry, brittle hair.[britannica.com] Vitamin A deficit affects visual function (eg, conjunctivitis, corneal ulcer, night blindness, total blindness) and digestive, respiratory, and urinary functions.[emedicine.com] Associated deficiencies of iron, vitamin A and D. 8. Hypothermia due to loss of subcutaneous fat. 11.[de.slideshare.net] However marasmus is more common than kwashiorkor in dry climates as they will also usually lack fluids.[healthguidance.org]

  • Xerophthalmia

    Home air refreshers, as well as avoiding dry environment, dust and smoke Dry eyes can also occur as a result of chronic inflammation of the eyelid or allergic conjunctivitis[goodmorningcenter.com] Night blindness can only be diagnosed by a battery of tests by an eye doctor.[theelegantclassygentleman.com] ‘This product has lost most of its vitamins A and D, which are needed to ward off xerophthalmia (an eye disease) and rickets.’[oxforddictionaries.com] ‘A guide to their use in the treatment and prevention of vitamin A deficiency and xerophthalmia.’ Pronunciation xerophthalmia /ˌzɪərɒfˈθalmɪə/ /ˌzɛrɒfˈθalmɪə[en.oxforddictionaries.com]

    Missing: Brittle Hair
  • Malnutrition

    Irritability and dizziness Skin and hair becomes dry. Skin may appear dry, and flaky and hair may turn dry, lifeless, dull and appear like straw.[news-medical.net] The ocular manifestations of xerophthalmia include conjunctival and corneal xerosis (drying), keratomalacia (corneal necrosis/ulceration), nyctalopia (night blindness), and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] changes: Thin, sparse, brittle hair that is easily pulled out and that turns a dull brown or reddish color See Clinical Presentation for more detail.[emedicine.com] Here we describe cases of scurvy and vitamin D deficiency in 2 children with cognitive disorders.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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