PATH 2541 Vitamin - VITAMINS Vit B1(Thiamine FOOD SOURCE...

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VITAMINS FOOD SOURCE FUNCTIONS/DEFICIENCY/DISEASES Vit B1 (Thiamine) Vit B2 (Riboflavin) Vit B3 (Niacin) Grain, meat, legume, seed oils Vit B6 (Pyrydoxine) Vit C (Ascorbic Acid) VITAMINS FOOD SOURCE FUNCTIONS/DEFICIENCY/DISEASES Cereal products (not refined), meat (pork), fish, poultry, eggs, vegetables (legumes, peas). Alcoholics 25%, pregnant women, TBC, syphillis. Dry beri beri (peripheral polyneuropathy) with myelin degeneration, loss of sensory, motor and arc reflexes, wrist, 1st toe and foot drop). Wet beri beri (cardiovascular syndrome- peripheral vasodilation, dilation of heart chambers, thinning, cardiac failure). Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (combined encephalopathy), Wernicke encephalopathy (development of opthalma plasia, motor function impairment, mental impairment, retrograde amnesia, ataxia, nistagmus. Dairy products, cereal products, meat, fish, poultry, vegetables. Chronic issues: TB, syphillis, malignant tumor, non balance diet and in alcoholics. Ariflavinosis: Cheilosis (chelitis is cracking in the corners of the mouth), Glossitis (inflammation of the tongue, atrophy in tongue, changes in color), Superficial Interstitial Keratitis (inflammation of blood vessels around cornea, irreversible changes, ulcerr in cornea), Dermatitis (scaly, nasofabial folds, cheeks, behind ears, scrotum and skin around vulva, decrease of RBC production in bone marrow). Found in food, alcoholics, non bacterial infection, people in prison. Generic name is nicotinic acid, produced in body by Tryptophan , also by gut flora. Prevention of atherosclerosis, prevents of liver to produce LDL (bad). Disease: Pellegra (4 d's): Dermatitis (inflammation of skin, around neck is called Casel's Necklace), Diahrrea (associated with atrophy of columnar epithelial cells of intestines with submucosal inflammation or ulcerations of tubes), Dementia (associated with athrophy of brain neurons and corresponding tract of spinal cord->death, weakness, dizziness, headache, mental depression, spinal cord paralysis),
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course PATH 2541 taught by Professor Ronaldg.mayne during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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