Zinc is the second most abundant trace element in the body. According to the head of the clinical diagnostic laboratory of NAKFF Vera Barinova, zinc deficiency occurs in more than 30% of humanity. In 16% of cases, concomitant diseases are various respiratory tract infections, 18% – malaria, 10% – gastrointestinal diseases.
Zinc deficiency affects the condition of hair, nails, skin, growth slows down in children. The main signs of decreased zinc levels are sleep disturbances, decreased appetite, and poor wound healing. Self-medication in this case is impossible. If you find similar symptoms in yourself, you should consult a doctor for additional examinations and prescribing the necessary therapy.