vitamins deficiency symptoms

Manganese deficiency

May be one of the most important trace mineral related to osteoporosis is manganese.
Manganese required for the production and activation of enzymes, bone, cartilage, and collagen formation and also for production of antioxidants.
Although manganese deficiency is rare but it causes a reduction in the amount of calcium laid down in the bone. Manganese is an important mineral for building strong bones. If we at risk of manganese deficiency we could be at greater risk for osteoporosis.
Also manganese may occur in those with epilepsy, hypoglycemia, diabetes and schizophrenia.

Manganese deficiency symptoms

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  • impaired growth and reproductive function,
  • skeletal abnormalities,
  • altered carbohydrate and fat metabolism.

manganese-deficiencyManganese supplement can be very helpful for women with heavy menstrual flows. To reduce the flow it is necessary eat more foods rich in manganese every day. Manganese is helpful for glucosamine.
The best way to get more manganese is to eat more foods that contain it. Many daily supplements also contain manganese.
Too much manganese can interfere with our iron absorption.

Absorption of manganese is reduced by calcium, phosphate, and iron.
In fact supplements beyond the amount provided by diet and a multivitamin and mineral complex are not necessary.

Manganese food sources

Whole grains, nuts, legumes, leafy green vegetables, avocados, egg yolks, and teas

Manganese side effects

Inhaled manganese dust and high levels in drinking water can be toxic to the brain. Those with liver disease may be at increased risk of adverse effects from manganese.

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