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1. People with a vitamin A deficiency are

  • given high doses of vitamin A for several days, followed by lower doses until vision and skin improve
  • given high doses of vitamin A for 3 weeks, and them small doses indefinitely
  • given high doses of vitamin A for several months, followed by lower doses until vision and skin improve
  • given high doses of vitamin A for years, followed by lower doses until vision and skin improve
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2. Vitamin D Excess can cause

  • A general unwellness, meaning a low mood
  • Diarrhea and weight loss
  • a loss in appetite, feel nauseated, vomit, excessive thirst, need to urinate frequently, and feel weak and nervous
  • Bleeding from the mouth, eyes and ears

3. This vitamin is stored mainly in the liver, it enhances immune function and improves muscle strength, is a fat-soluble vitamin. It dissolves in fat and must be eaten with some fat to be absorbed

  • Vitamin X
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin B

4. Vitamin D defeciency can lead to

  • Night blindness is an early symptom
  • The eyes can become dry and damaged
  • All of these
  • The skin, and other tissues become dry and damaged, and infections develop more often

5. Which statement is correct

  • Taking very high doses of vitamin A or isotretinoin (a drug derived from vitamin A) during pregnancy can cause birth defects.
  • Taking very high doses of vitamin A or isotretinoin (a drug derived from vitamin A) during the winter can cause a fever.
  • Taking very high doses of vitamin A or isotretinoin (a drug derived from vitamin A) can cause a spike in mood swings.
  • Taking very high doses of vitamin A or isotretinoin (a drug derived from vitamin A) can cause laughter.

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