Beriberi – a disease that occurs when the human body lacks vitamin B1.
The main symptoms of beriberi : weight loss , body aches , weakness, brain damage , intermittent palpitations, heart failure . When late treatment beriberi may lead to death .
For a long time, the epidemic beriberi raged in Asia. No matter how it was ironic , but the disease beriberi hit only the wealthy segments of the population , and poor disease was not known. It was clear that the disease develops as a result of lack of nutrients , but the doctors were puzzled by the fact that they could not understand why illness . After all , people who could afford a varied diet from becoming victims of beriberi , and the poor , poor nutrition and eating enough, never hurt beriberi . Continue reading