Vitamin C

(Ascorbic acid) In industrialized countries, a vitamin C deficiency can occur with general malnutrition, but a severe deficiency, which is the cause of scurvy is very rare. Among the deficiency symptoms fatigue, depression and connective tissue damage include (z. B. gingivitis, petechiae, erythema, internal bleeding, delayed wound healing). For infants and babies bone growth is inhibited. The diagnosis is made clinically in general. For the treatment of the lack of…

September 3, 2018