Frequently Asked Questions1. Which doctor should I consult for beriberi?
A general physician may be able to diagnose and treat beriberi. However in case of neurological/cardiac complications, it may be necessary to consult a neurologist or cardiologist.
2. Is there a permanent cure for beriberi?
If caught early, most of the complications can be reversed with thiamine supplements. However, it is necessary to follow a vitamin B1-rich diet to prevent recurrence.
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