Neurological Complications of Nutritional Disease

Aparna Polavarapu, Daphne Hasbani

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Abstract

Vitamins and minerals have essential functions in the body, from signal transduction to acting as cofactors for numerous enzymatic processes. Nutritional deficiencies and excess of certain vitamins and minerals can have profound effects on the central and peripheral nervous systems from early development into adulthood. This article summarizes the role of various nutritional factors in the nervous system and the neurological symptoms that can arise from deficiency or excess.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)70-80
Number of pages11
JournalSeminars in Pediatric Neurology
Volume24
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2017
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Clinical Neurology

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