Introduction: Mineral deficiency
The body needs various minerals for health. Inadequate diet can lead to mineral deficiency, or at least
to insufficient minerals.
Some of the more common deficiencies are
and calcium deficiency.
Iron is needed by the blood and
iron deficiency leads to anemia and various other symptoms.
Iodine deficiency leads to goitre,
but is less common in industrialized nations due to the addition of iodine
to table salt.
The body needs calcium for bones and other purposes.
Calcium deficiency or at least an inadequate intake of calcium
can be implicated in osteoporosis and other diseases.
Conditions list: The list of conditions in the Mineral deficiency group includes:
- iodine deficiency
- Iron deficiency
- Calcium deficiency
- Magnesium deficiency
- Potassium deficiency
- Zinc deficiency
Conditions by class: See also the full list of conditions in class deficiency.mineral.
Treatments for Mineral deficiency: Various information is available about treatments available for Mineral deficiency, or research treatments for other diseases.
Causes of Mineral deficiency:
Research more detailed information about the causes of Mineral deficiency,
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