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Ocular Myopathy: definition

An impairment of musculature of the eyeball that is characterized by abnormalities of eye movement including difficulty initiating and maintaining eye movement and contact. Can result from magnesium deficiency. Click for full description.

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Muscle Weakness: definition

Impaired status of muscle function mainly resulting from  nutritional deficiencies including any of these: protein, magnesium, thiamin (B1), niacin (B3), potassium, phosphorus, selenium, and vitamin D,  or due to chronic fatigue syndrome or hypoglycemia, and if suddenly, due to hypokalemic rhabdomyolysis. ...

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Muscle Spasm and Muscle Cramps: definition

A disorder of muscle function mainly resulting from calcium and/or potassium deficiency, also idiopathic hypoparathyroidism. Click for full description.

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Muscle Pain and Tenderness: definition

A disorder of muscle tissue resulting from multiple nutritional deficiencies; also autoimmune thyroiditis, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and dermatomyositis. Click for full description.

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Menopause, Early: definition

The permanent cessation of menstruation beginning 2 to 4 years earlier in celiac women characterized by vasomotor instability, psychologic and emotional symptoms and profound changes in the lower genital tract. Early menopause is a symptom of celiac disease involving deficiencies ...

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Menarche, Late (Start of Periods): definition

A menstrual disorder in girls characterized by abnormal delay of menstruation (periods) that is a symptom of celiac disease involving deficiencies of omega-6 fatty acids and cholesterol, features of malnutrition. Click for full description.

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Lungs Cavities or Abcess: definition

Lung disease characterized by localized pus formation in the lung resulting from necrosis (death) of lung tissue with surrounding inflammation is the commonest cause of death in persons with celiac disease. Click for full description.

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Koilonychia: definition

A feature of an iron deficiency state characterized by abnormally shaped nails, called spoon shaped nails, that reverse the normal downward curve and have vertical ridges that can become deep, called washboard nails. Click for full description.

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Keratomalacia: definition

A severe non-inflammatory eye condition that is a late feature of Vitamin A Deficiency characterized by hazy, dry corneas becoming softened and denuded, which is then irreversible destroying the eyeball and causing blindness. Click for full description.

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Anemia, Iron Deficiency: definition

A blood cell disorder that is characterized by formation of small, pale red blood cells, causing tissue hypoxia, the inability to meet the demands of the body for oxygen. Click for full description.

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Irritability: definition

A mental state characterized by excessive response to annoyance. Click Irritability for full description.

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Intrauterine Growth Retardation: definition

An development abnormality of  the fetus that is characterized by failure to grow normally for the time of its gestational period (stage of pregnancy). Click Intrauterine Growth Retardation for full description.

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Insomnia: definition

Sleeplessness due to inadequate production of neurotransmitters (nerve chemicals) in the brain needed for sleep, especially melatonin. Malnutrition is a major cause. Click for full description.

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Infertility, Male: definition

Inability to either produce sperm or to produce viable sperm or mobile sperm resulting in prohibiting fertilization of the female ovum. Malnutrition is a major cause. Click for full description.

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Infertility, Female: definition

Failure to conceive after one year of intercourse. Malnutrition is a major cause. Click Female Infertility for full description.

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