Vitamins

Beriberi

Causes of BeriBeri

  • Unbalanced diet
  • Deficiency of Thiamin

Symptoms

  • Heaviness and stiffness of the legs
  • Weakness
  • Numbness
  • Loss of angle jerk reflexes
  • Signs of Polyneuropathy
  • Oedema
  • Anorexia
  • Some degree of Aphonia
  • Tachycardia
  • Tachypnoe

Treatment

  • Balanced diet
  • Foods rich in Thiamin
  • Thiamin supplements

1 response to Beriberi

  1. Hello Guru, what entice you to post an article. This article was extremely interesting, especially since I was searching for thoughts on this subject last Thursday.

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *