Caution: Vitamin-A deficiency can cause these serious problems, do not ignore these symptoms


Vitamin-A is very important for the body. It is a powerful antioxidant, which helps protect against the harmful effects of free radicals. Apart from this, it plays a very important role in the proper development of the body. That is why vitamin-A is considered very important for newborns and children. Although it is necessary for human beings of every age. It also plays an important role in improving the function of the immune system, which helps in fighting any kind of infection. Vitamin A is found naturally in some foods. Carrots, beets, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, broccoli, peas, etc. are good sources of this. By eating them, the deficiency of Vitamin-A in the body can be fulfilled. Experts say that if there is a deficiency in the body then many serious problems can occur, so its symptoms should not be ignored. Let us know what can be the symptoms of vitamin A deficiency in the body.

Symptoms of Vitamin A Deficiency

feeling tired

chapped lips


bladder infection

quick healing

lack of physical development of the child

loss of eyesight

upper and lower respiratory tract infection

Vitamin A deficiency problems and diseases



urinary tract infection

weakened immunity

respiratory tract infection

Due to deficiency of Vitamin A

Due to liver disease, there is a deficiency of vitamin A in the body.

TB, Cancer, Pneumonia, Kidney Infection, Urine Infection

There is a risk of vitamin A deficiency in pregnant women and lactating women.

Ways to prevent Vitamin A deficiency

There is no deficiency of Vitamin A in the body, for this, it is necessary to consume foods rich in Vitamin A.

Pregnant and lactating women should take special care that there is no deficiency of vitamin A in their bodies.

Give periodic vitamin A supplements to children on the advice of a doctor

Note: Dr. Parvesh Malik is a Physician and is currently working at Maharaja Agrasen Hospital, Panipat. Dr. Malik has completed his ABBS from Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Health Sciences and Research Mullana, Haryana. He also did MD in General Medicine. Prior to working at Maharaja Agrasen Hospital, Panipat, Dr. Parvesh worked as a Junior Resident at MM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Maharishi Markandeshwar University.

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