Symptoms, conditions and causes

What are the signs that my body needs more nutrients?

First, let’s look at why you might be deficient in the first place. Here are some of the common causes of nutrient deficiencies:

• Not eating nutrient-dense foods

• Eating foods grown in depleted soils or grown in water (hydroponics)

• Genetic weaknesses

• Low stomach acids

• No gallbladder/gallbladder issues

The following symptoms are 16 signs your body needs more nutrients.

1. Brittle nails–protein deficiency

2. Blue sclera–iron deficiency

3. Pain in right scapula–bile deficiency

4. Tetany (twitching)–magnesium deficiency

5. Flaky, scaly skin–omega-3 deficiency

6. High blood pressure–potassium deficiency

7. Excessive worrying–vitamin B1 deficiency

8. Hyperthyroidism–boron deficiency

9. Hypothyroidism–selenium deficiency

10. Hip clicking/joint clicking–vitamin D3 deficiency

11. Low testosterone–zinc deficiency

12. Slow hair growth–manganese deficiency

13. Premature gray hair–vitamin B5 deficiency

14. Red gums–vitamin C deficiency

15. Feeling weak–sodium deficiency

16. Bruising easily–vitamin K1 deficiency

Last updated: Mar 29, 2024 14:05 PM