5. Poor night vision and white growths on the eyes
Vision is highly affected by the diet deficient in vitamin causing night blindness (by vitamin A deficiency) that is responsible for reduction of sight in darkness.
Vitamin A produces a pigment, rhodopsin, that is present in the retina of eye and is associated to give sight at night. It’s delay in treatment may insert the cause of Bitot’s spots, formation of foamy, whitish, elevated outgrowths on the conjunctiva of eyes and xerophthalmia that involves cornea damage and causes blindness. These diseases can be disappeared only by overcoming the vitamin A deficiency which is rare in developed countries.
Certain symptoms associated with this toxicity are headaches, joint pain, bone weakening, nausea and if not controlled then it can cause come leading to death.
This can be only stunned by taking highly enriched-diet of vitamins like eggs, dairy products, fish, green vegetables, colored vegetables mostly orange-yellow and organ meats. Other than this, it should be a part of daily routine to avoid the intake of vitamin A supplements unless and until you are diagnosed with this deficiency and prescribed by doctor because it is fat-soluble and can accumulate in body putting toxic effects.
6. Mouth ulcers or cracks in the corners of the mouth
There are different symptoms associated with the lack of vitamins but getting them appear round the mouth is the commonest one. Mouth ulcer or canker sores is basically the formation of sores and lesions in and around the mouth that is chiefly due to the deficiency of vitamin like thiamine (vitamin B1), Pyridoxine (vitamin B6), riboflavin (vitamin B2) or in some cases iron as per different studies.
Cracking, bleeding and splitting round the corners of mouth due to the less water intake or excess salivation, is termed as Angular cheilitis, is particularly caused due to deficiency in riboflavin or sometimes vitamin B or iron.
To alleviate this all, iron, thiamine, pyridoxine and riboflavin rich diet must be taken comprising nuts, green leafy vegetables, starchy vegetables, dairy products, organ meats, eggs, red meat, chicken, fish, whole grains and legumes.