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Premenstrual Syndrome, (PMS): definition

A menstrual disorder that occurs regularly during the last week of the luteal phase and starts to subside a few days before menstruation begins. PMS is an atypical symptom of celiac disease involving deficiencies of  calcium, magnesium, EPA, and vitamin ...

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Osteoporosis: definition

A metabolic bone disorder characterized by diminished bone mass (density) with retention of normal cell appearance, but fragile strength, and high bone turnover caused by deficiency of calcium and vitamin D in particular and other micronutrients that include:  copper, magnesium, ...

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Osteomalacia: definition

A metabolic bone disorder characterized by generalized reduction in bone density (bone softening) in adults and increased risk of fractures, especially wrist and pelvis, with muscular weakness of upper arms and thighs, waddling walk, and bone tenderness. Click for full description.

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Osteitis Fibrosa Cystica: definition

A metabolic bone disease characterized by decalcification and softening of bones with bone cyst formation and bone tumors developing from effects of a parathyroid adenoma (tumor). Click for full description.

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Osteomalacic Myopathy: definition

A feature of osteomalacia characterized by painful proximal muscle weakness involving the thighs and upper arms and hyperreflexia resulting from deficiencies of phosphorus and vitamin D.

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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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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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Impotence: definition

An erectile dysfunction disorder in males characterized by the inability to achieve or maintain an erection satisfactory for intercourse. Malnutrition is a major cause. Click for full description.

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Ichthyosis, Acquired: definition

An uncommon, non-hereditary, non-inflammatory cutaneous disorder resulting from malnutrition characterized by dry, rough skin with prominent symmetrical scaling that involves significant portions of the body.

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Hypocalcemia (Low Blood Calcium): definition

The level of calcium in the bloodstream is too low to meet metabolic needs of the body for calcium.

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Hyperparathyroidism, Primary: definition

A parathyroid disorder characterized by excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone by one or more parathyroid glands for more than 6 months.

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