Consequences Of Vitamin A Overdose
Taking in large doses of vitamin A can be very harmful to the body, according to several experts. Eating huge doses of vitamin A and on top of that taking in Vitamin A supplements may instead create a negative effect. Sometimes anxious pregnant mothers take in huge amounts of Vitamin A thinking that the overdose will help their babies remain healthy and strong. This wrong misconception has a very dangerous consequence with the child being born with severe birth defects.
Individuals otherwise who take in huge amount of Vitamin A suffer from adverse body reactions.
Some of the various symptoms they tend to suffer from are as follows:
· Hair Loss
· Severe headache
· Peeling Of Skin
· Ulcer in the eyes
Severe cases of overdose may cause the liver and spleen to enlarge and may even cause death.
It is therefore important that one take a balanced intake of Vitamin A.