Common Symptoms

Common Nutritional Deficiencies, Signs and Their Corrections

by Dr. David Orman


Sign or Symptom – Indicator


Dark circles around eyes – allergies; iron deficiency

Red scales on side of nose – Vitamin B12 deficiency

Dry skin in general – Lung weakness

Acne on forehead – Vitamin B6 deficiency or toxins

Bleeding Gums – Vitamin C deficiency; CoQ10 deficiency; Grinding of teeth

“Transparency” in teeth – Excess carbonation consumption; Calcium deficiency

Cancer sores – Flaxseed Oil deficiency

Soreness in legs – Magnesium deficiency

Sore tongue – Vitamin B deficiency

Weak nails – Zinc deficiency

Loss of Appetite – Zinc deficiency

Bloated stomach – Enzyme deficiency

Dental cavities – Overall mineral deficiency

Thirst, though a person drinks quite a bit – Trace mineral deficiency

Palpitations – Potassium deficiency

Excessive appetite – Yeast

Weak vision – Vitamin A deficiency





** For educational purposes only. These are general statements and not intended to treat, cure or diagnosis. 


About the Author Doc Wellness

David is a Nutritional and Alternative Medicine Expert, Educator and Entrepreneur. As an Acupuncture Physician and Master Herbalist, he has created the best selling anti aging formula, Doc Wellness Supplement and the online school - Dr. Orman's Wellness School.

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