By Ganda Putra
Many people don’t realize that they had vitamin a deficiency symptoms. Testing this vitamin a deficiency can help to avoiding some deathful disease. Deficiency in this vitamin can lead to some symptoms that may occur to that person such as night blindness which means hard to identify images from rush light.
Some areas such as developing country these vitamin a deficiency symptoms are often occur rather than developed countries. If the eyes component which is retina are injured caused by vitamin A deficiency, can possible lead to blindness.
Lack of this vitamin can also affect the body which means reducing capability to fight against infections. Human body needs vitamin A in their blood between 50-200 mcg per deciliter, below on that number can considered as vitamin A deficient.
So you need to check your Vitamin A content in your blood in order to find out whether you are in vitamin a deficiency condition or not.
Here are some vitamin A deficiency symptoms that may occur:
- Loss appetite
- Celiac disease
- Night blindness
- Hair loss
- Dry eyes
- Reduce fat absorption from the intestines
- Skin rashes
- Easily get infections
- Abnormal teeth and bones development in kids
According to WHO (World Health Organization) 33% children around the world have vitamin A deficiency symptoms. We can tell that one of three children under five year old had vitamin A deficiency. Surely we don’t want our children get that impact, so it’s very important to arrange diet with balanced foods that contain all vitamins that the body needs. Avoiding to eat same foods everyday and replaced it with various balanced foods are the best ways to avoiding vitamin A deficiency.
Beta-carotene are also important such like vitamin A since beta-carotene are the nutrients that produce vitamin A. Beta carotene are also play important roles in fat absorption in human body. Commonly people who get vitamin A deficiency symptoms are they doing the diet that contain no food source that contain vitamin A such as carrot, broccoli and so on.
Other causes of vitamin A deficiency symptoms are drinking alcohol beer and those person had lack of iron in their blood. Taking vitamin A supplement are suggested for people who get vitamin A deficiency. But consulting to the doctor first before take any action are the best suggestion to avoid vitamin a toxicity. So choose an organic supplement to ensure the quality of the vitamins supplement. Stay Health Always