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Can Vitamin C Worsen Vitiligo

Can Vitamin C Worsen Vitiligo,VitiligoVitiligo cause the color loss of your skin, and if you want a stable condition and take a diets therapy. You should pay attention to one type of food that is vitamin C fruits or vegetables. The doctor may have told you that you should get rid of vitamin C but they may don’t tell you the reason why you should avoid it.

What are the harms of vitamin C

Vitiligo patient’s melanophores’ ability decreases or disorders. Therefore, all the aspects which may affect the metabolism of melanin you should avoid. Vitamin C with greatest influence, which can prevent dopaquinone to synthesize melanin. In the same time, it allowe the synthesized dopaquinone return to dopa, stopping the biosynthesis of melanin. On the other hand, it will affect the intestinal absorption of copper ions, which can also reduce the copper oxidase activity in blood serum, affecting the tyrosinase activity. Therefore, patients with vitiligo should eat little or don’t eat vitamin C.

What kinds of foods are rich of Vitamin C

(1)For foods with rich of vitamin C, such as fresh orange, lemon, grapefruit, hawthorn, cherry, kiwi, strawberry, bayberry, tomato and green pepper.

(2) The over acid or spicy foods shouldn’t be ate. Beef , mutton, alcohol, seafood and shrimp should also avoid.

(3) Patients should eat vegetables and fruits.

Pressure and stay up too late will worsen the vitiligo patients’ condition. Vitiligo patients should avoid vitamin C mainly from the diet aspect. Diet is an important aspect for patients. But the treatments should also get in the same time.

The symptoms show on skin, but the real cause is underneath skin. So if we want a long term treatments effect. You should figure out the real cause and pay attention to the diets.

In traditional Chinese medicine’s opinion that the cause is the blood toxin. In modern analysis that is the inflammatory factors that cause it occur. So we need remove the inflammatory factors in blood as well as prevent the reoccur of that factors, then we can effectively prevent the reoccur of vitiligo.

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