Cancer and its treatment can make a difference to how you feel on the inside and the outside. Many sufferers comment that they don’t recognize the reflection looking back at them in the mirror. Hair, skin, complexion, nails, eyelash and eyebrow changes can all alter the person you see looking back at you. We’ve just got a few little tips to help you or your loved one feel and look a little better whilst you or they tackle other much bigger problems.
Being low in a particular vitamin can actually be fairly serious. If you’re low in Vitamin D, you’re much more prone to getting sick or picking up infections, you’re likely to feel fatigued and tired all the time and are much more susceptible to depression. Other symptoms are bone, back and muscle pain, wounds that are slow to heal, increased blood pressure and hair loss. There is also some evidence that it can be linked to weight gain and even obesity too. If you have darker skin and are over 50, evidence suggests you can be much more prone to having a vitamin D deficiency.