Dietary Treatment for Marasmus Patients

Dietary Treatment for Marasmus Patients

The dietary treatment for marasmus involves consuming foods that are rich in carbohydrates, proteins and essential nutrients. To prevent the onset of any health complications caused by marasmus, it is necessary to make changes in your diet under supervision of medical professionals.

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Kwashiorkor: Definition, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis, Complications


If left untreated, Kwashiorkor may be potentially fatal. It is found usually in children who have been subjected to abuse or neglected. Complications involve coma, shock, death.

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Marasmus: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Complications


Marasmus is also caused by consuming contaminated water. Symptoms are variable and depend on the severity of the disease. Treatment includes giving the a healthy and nutritious diet.

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Pellagra: Causes, Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment


Symptoms of Pellagra vary from person to person and can range from mild to severe. Lifestyle modification is the key for treatment of Pellagra like abstaining from alcohol, healthy diet etc.

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Protein-Energy Malnutrition: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention, Diet Plan

Protein-Energy Malnutrition

Protein-energy malnutrition is a very common problem occurring in several infants and young children living in developing nations. Protein-energy malnutrition can be easily controlled and reversed with the right guidance and knowledge. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment, prevention and the diet plan for protein-energy malnutrition.

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