Deficiency symptoms and side effects of thiamine (vitamin B1)
What are the symptoms of thiamine deficiency?
Tiamines are found in many foods, so deficiency is rare, but they can also occur in special situations such as alcoholics and kidney dialysis 비아그라효과
Lack of thiamine may initially result in symptoms such as poor appetite, weight loss, headache, vomiting, fatigue, work force, cardiovascular abnormalities, and memory loss. In addition, if thiamine deficiency persists, diseases such as individual diseases, Bernice Korsakov syndrome, heart failure, Alzheimer’s, depression, and cataracts may occur.
Each disease is a typical disease caused by thiamine deficiency. The symptoms include swelling, stings and burning hands and feet, confusion of mind, difficulty breathing, and difficulty in eye movement. Wernike Korsakov syndrome is a brain disease caused by nervous system damage.
Heart failure patients take diuretics to excrete excessive body fluids, which can lead to thiamine deficiency. Thiamine is a water-soluble vitamin and is released out of the body with urine.
Furthermore, some studies show that thiamine can improve Alzheimer’s, depression, and cataract symptoms.
What are the side effects and precautions?
It is generally safe to take thiamine as a nutritional supplement. But it will depend on your situation. If you are taking medicine or have a special situation, you should consult a doctor first.
Taking long-term nutritional supplements containing only thiamine can lead to imbalance with other non-tans in vitamin B group, so it is recommended to take products containing all vitamin B groups.