Deficiency of Vitamin B7 (Biotin)

Vitamin B7 or Biotin Deficiency – Biotinidase deficiency (BTD) is one of the most common causes of vitamin B7 or biotin deficiency and is a rare inherited disorder where the body is unable to use biotin that may cause vitamin B7 or biotin deficiency. BTD is caused by a mutation in the BTD gene. The deficiency of vitamin B7 is rare in human beings due to it is widely available in several foods.

Symptoms of Vitamin B7 Deficiency – There are some of the symptoms of vitamin B7 deficiency are as given below –

  • Depression
  • Hair loss
  • Seizures
  • Impaired immune function
  • Enhance risk of fungal and bacterial infection
  • Lethargy
  • Red rashes around the nose, genitals, eyes, and mouth
  • Hallucinations

Sources of Vitamin B7 – There are various sources of Vitamin B7 or Biotin are fish, nuts, seeds, egg yolk, vegetables, bananas, organ meats, cauliflower, whole grains, mushrooms, soybeans, and many more.

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Thank you for this information. I’ve been curious about Biotin.

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    1. daneelyunus says:

      Thanks for appreciation and reading my post 😊

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