Malnutrition

About- Malnutrition is a condition that occurs due to a lack of sufficient nutrients in the body.
 
Symptoms-
  • Absence of menstruation
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Fatigue
  • Hair loss
  • Heart palpitations
  • Heavy menstruation
  • Irritability
  • Lightheadedness
  • Longer healing time for wounds
  • Loss of fat, muscle mass, and body tissue
  • Pale skin
  • Physical or mental disability
  • Poor appetite
  • Poor concentration problem
  • Risk of complications after surgery
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sleepiness
  • Tingling and numbness of the joints
  • Tiredness
  • Unintended weight loss
  • Weakness
 
Causes-
  • Alcoholism
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Celiac disease
  • Colon cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diet with insufficient essential nutrients
  • Imbalanced gut flora
  • Liver disease
  • Persistent diarrhea
  • Schizophrenia
 
Specialists to visit
Nutritionist
General Physician

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.who.int
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.gainhealth.org

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