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What Are Cataracts? Cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens in an affected eye characterized by blurred vision and progressive blindness due to loss of the len’s ability to focus light rays on the retina. Cataracts can occur ...

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Peripheral Neuropathy: definition

Damage to one or more peripheral nerves characterized by impaired nerve transmission causing burning, tingling or numbness of hands and feet and resulting from any of these nutrient deficiencies: folate, niacin (B3), thiamin (B1), pyridoxine (B6), vitamin B12, or omega-3 fatty ...

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Mouth Sores (Oral Mucosal Lesions), Chronic: definition

Disorders of the mouth that are characterized by alterations in and sores of the mucosal lining of the mouth resulting from contact with gluten in food and any of the following nutrient deficiencies: iron, omega-3 fatty acids, thiamin (B1), Riboflavin ...

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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 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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