Which vitamin deficiency causes heart failure? Know their sources

Vitamin Deficiency Causes Heart Failure: Cardiovascular diseases and heart failure can be caused by the deficiency of many vitamins in the body, know their sources.

Many serious diseases arise due to the lack of nutrients in the body, but do you know that due to the lack of certain nutrients in the body, serious diseases like heart failure can also occur? Heart failure is a serious problem related to the heart, due to which a person can die on the spot. This is a condition in which our heart muscles do not pump blood as much as it needs. At the same time, the blood that the heart pumps start coming back to the heart. Due to this, fluids start to build up in the lungs, due to which people have to face problems like shortness of breath. Problems like coronary artery disease or high BP can make the condition worse and increase the risk of heart failure.

According to a journal published in the NIH National Center for Biotechnology Information, heart failure is a major cause of death in Western countries. Along with heart failure, many nutrients in the body can be responsible. Let us know more about which vitamins or nutrient deficiency causes heart failure and what to eat to make up for these deficiencies.

Vitamin Deficiency Causes Heart Failure

Vitamin D

There is a direct link between vitamin D deficiency and weak bones and muscles. It can cause serious problems like high BP and heart failure. Try to sit in the sun for 10-15 minutes in the morning or evening. Apart from this, there is a good amount of vitamin D in milk and milk products, eggs, etc.

Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q-10 is a natural antioxidant, as well as acts as an enzyme like a vitamin. Several studies have linked a deficiency of this enzyme with heart failure. It is abundant in peanuts, soybeans, broccoli, oranges, fatty fish like salmon, etc.


Iron is very important for the normal level of hemoglobin in the body and for blood circulation. The study found that iron deficiency was the main cause in about 50% of heart failure patients. Iron is abundant in green leafy vegetables, pomegranates, beetroot, carrots, spinach, raisins, raisins, dates, red meat, sprouted grains, guava, etc.

Vitamin B1 Thiamine

Vitamin B is essential for improving blood circulation in the veins and preventing blockages. It is also necessary to prevent swelling in the veins. Vitamin B1 is abundant in milk and milk products, pulses, almonds, colorful fruits and vegetables, fish, meat, eggs, etc.


Research has found that creatine kinase deficiency was observed in patients with heart failure. It is abundant in milk, meat, red meat, fruits and vegetables, cranberries and fish, etc.

Amino Acids

Amino acid deficiency is observed in patients at risk of heart failure. Quinoa, eggs, turkey, cheese, mushrooms, fish, lentils, and legumes are rich in amino acids.

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