Subclinical Pellagra (Vitamin B3 Deficiency)


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In this video, Dr. Berg talks about subclinical pellagra. Pellagra is a vitamin B3 deficiency called 3D’s; Dementia, Diarrhea and Dermatitis. Subclinical pellagra means you don’t have the full blown deficiency but you are deficient. There is a neurological condition called neurasthenia which is exhaustion of the central nervous system (Energy Reserves).

Symptoms of Neurasthenia:
• Mentally tired
• Headache
• Irritability
• Digestion
• Fainting
• Different Neurological Perception Changes
• Words move when reading
• Ground moves when walking
• Picture moves
• Loss Taste / Smell

B3 or niacin is a coenzyme involved in a lot of different chemical reactions inside the body and especially mitochondria. It has the ability to protect against diabetes especially type 1 and it can also lower your cholesterol.

Causes of Vitamin B3 Deficiency
• Consuming alcohol
• Chronic diarrhea
• Excessive leucine
• Inflamed gut
• Gastric bypass
• Corn
• Refined carbs and sugar

Best Source of B3
• Nutritional Yeast

Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio:
Dr. Berg, 53 years of age is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of The New Body Type Guide and other books published by KB Publishing. He has taught students nutrition as an adjunct professor at Howard University. He no longer practices, but focuses on health education through social media.


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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients so he can focus on educating people as a full time activity, yet he maintains an active license. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, and prescription or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. The Health & Wellness, Dr. Berg Nutritionals and Dr. Eric Berg, D.C. are not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product you obtain through this video or site.

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