Vitamin E Deficiency Symptoms

Vitamin E deficiency symptoms may occur in people who have problems with digesting fat and also in premature babies. It is important to know about the symptoms, for if you recognize them in time, you will be able to take up all the appropriate measures to regulate vitamin E amount in the body.

In babies, this is what happens when it comes to symptoms:
– Their growth is slow
– Weight gain is insufficient (sometimes there is even a weight loss)
– Lack of appetite
– Physical and psychical development abnormalities

In children, some of the symptoms of vitamin E deficiency can be:
– Weak muscles
– Growth is slow
– Limb ataxia
– Neurological disorders
– Position senses disorders
– Disorders in some reflexes (or loss)

In adults, the following symptoms are most common:
– Neurological disorders
– Low red blood cells levels
– Fertility problems and reduction of sex drive
– Anemia
– Cataracts
– Brain function disorders
– Liver function disorders
– Weak muscles

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms mentioned above, do not ignore the signs you body is sending you. Do consult you doctor, because vitamin deficiency may cause severe problems. Moderate your diet, include foods rich in vitamins, reduce unhealthy foods, and if needed, take some supplements. This refers to anyone, especially to pregnant women. We all know about the great importance that vitamin E has in normal body functioning.

So make sure that you fulfill your daily requirements. If you are unable to get sufficient amount of vitamin E from your meals (for any reason), you should consult your physician about what kind of supplements you should take. If your baby has any of the symptoms of vitamin E deficiency, react as soon as possible and take your baby to the doctor’s. It is extremely important to act in time when it comes to babies, because their development can be at risk.