Zinc Deficiency; Symptoms, Treatment & Zinc Rich Foods

6) Skin problems

Skin problems, Zinc deficiency symptoms
Skin problems

Zinc is responsible for normal cell growth, maturation, and differentiation. Its deficiency is more evident on highly dividing cells, as in epithelial tissues in the skin and cornea or mucous membranes in the lip and mouth. It changes the moisture content of the skin, gives rise to certain conditions like acne, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, hyperpigmentation, and eczema.