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Pellagra: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Pellagra is a condition caused by a deficiency of niacin, a B vitamin. It is called systemic disease, meaning it can affect your entire body. It is characterised by a set of symptoms known as the “3 Ds”: dermatitis, diarrhea and dementia. Without enough niacin, people develop a deficiency of tryptophan, another amino acid. Tryptophan […]

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