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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[] It is manifested with reduced night vision, night blindness, and xerophthalmia.[] 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[] (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[]

  • 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[] Well, the answer is you will suffer from night blindness, which is abnormally poor vision in dim light.[] Toxicity causes brittle hair and nails and is most likely to occur with supplements. Zinc Zinc is critical for normal growth and sexual maturation.[] Deficiency I guess you could say that calcium has a true love for vitamin D.[]

  • Vitamin A Deficiency

    If you have continued problems with dry eye, talk with your doctor.[] She presented at 33 weeks of pregnancy with night blindness as a result of vitamin A deficiency.[] Symptoms of Hypothyroidism Weight gain Decreased libido / erectile dysfunction Cold hands and feet Cold sensitivity Thinning, brittle hair (could result in significant hair[] 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?[]

  • Zinc Deficiency

    Zinc is relatively immobile in soil and can become unavailable to crops in dry soil.[] In children or adults, manifestations also include alopecia, impaired immunity, anorexia, dermatitis, night blindness, anemia, lethargy, and impaired wound healing.[] 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[] Vitamin A deficiency was prevalent in 77%, D in 63%, E in 37%, and zinc in 84%.[]

  • Vitamin A

    Early symptoms of chronic toxicity are sparsely distributed, coarse hair; alopecia of the eyebrows; dry, rough skin; dry eyes; and cracked lips.[] blindness, hypophosphataemic rickets, hypercalciuria and low molecular weight proteinuria.[] 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.[] Intra-arterial vitamin C prevents endothelial dysfunction caused by ischemia-reperfusion . Atherosclerosis 197 , 383–391 (2008). 5. Holick, M. F. Vitamin D deficiency .[]

  • 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[] 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.[] 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[] Vitamin D deficiency is present even in the early stages of chronic kidney disease.[]

  • Myxedema

    Characteristic symptoms are weakness, cold intolerance, mental and physical slowness, dry skin, typical facies, and hoarse voice.[] 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[] Myxedema skin is thicker than normal, with a dry waxy coating. It has a "doughy" feel.[] 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[]

    Missing: Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Marasmus

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

  • 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[] Night blindness can only be diagnosed by a battery of tests by an eye doctor.[] ‘This product has lost most of its vitamins A and D, which are needed to ward off xerophthalmia (an eye disease) and rickets.’[] ‘A guide to their use in the treatment and prevention of vitamin A deficiency and xerophthalmia.’ Pronunciation xerophthalmia /ˌzɪərɒfˈθalmɪə/ /ˌzɛrɒfˈθalmɪə[]

    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.[] The ocular manifestations of xerophthalmia include conjunctival and corneal xerosis (drying), keratomalacia (corneal necrosis/ulceration), nyctalopia (night blindness), and[] […] 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.[] Here we describe cases of scurvy and vitamin D deficiency in 2 children with cognitive disorders.[]

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