Vitamin C deficiency

  • Lack of vitamin C in the body
  • May result in slow wound healing, impaired bone growth and disruption in production of some hormones
  • Symptoms may include bleeding problems such as bleeding gums and bleeding in the skin
  • Cause due to poor diet
  • More common in children and the elderly
  • May be mild with few symptoms
  • Can be life threatening

Increase intake of vitamin C rich foods or drink.

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