Symptoms of Abuse of vitamins

The following features are indicative of Abuse of vitamins:
  • nausea
  • dermatitis
  • vomiting
  • increased intracranial tension
  • itching
  • hydrocephalus
It is possible that Abuse of vitamins shows no physical symptoms and still is present in a patient.

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Common Causes of Abuse of vitamins

The following are the most common causes of Abuse of vitamins:
  • misuse of vitamins

Risk Factors for Abuse of vitamins

The following factors may increase the likelihood of Abuse of vitamins:
  • pregnant women
  • more prone to children
  • more intake among educated females

Prevention of Abuse of vitamins

Yes, it may be possible to prevent Abuse of vitamins. Prevention may be possible by doing the following:
  • proper attention towards labelling of multivitamin products by regulatory agencies prevents abuse of vitamins

Occurrence of Abuse of vitamins

Number of Cases

The following are the number of Abuse of vitamins cases seen each year worldwide:
  • Common between 1 - 10 Million cases

Common Age Group

Abuse of vitamins can occur at any age.

Common Gender

Abuse of vitamins can occur in any gender.

Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Abuse of vitamins

The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Abuse of vitamins:
  • DRI (Dietary reference intake): Basically a set of reference values used to provide tolerable upper intake level for most vitamins

Complications of Abuse of vitamins if untreated

Yes, Abuse of vitamins causes complications if it is not treated. Below is the list of complications and problems that may arise if Abuse of vitamins is left untreated:
  • hypervitaminosis
  • hypercalcemia
  • cardiac arrhythmias
  • renal failure

Last updated date

This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
This page provides information for Abuse of vitamins.

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