Anemia: symptoms, treatments

Anemia is a blood related disease in which the factual number of red blood cells in your body is lower than normal degree.

Body needs enough healthy red blood cells

As you suffer from these following signs and symptoms, you are at risk of blood deficient that causes anemia:

  • Easy fatigue (feeling tired or weak),
  • Unusually rapid heartbeat, particularly with exercise
  • Shortness of breath and headache, particularly with exercise
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Dizziness
  • Pale skin
  • Leg cramps
  • Insomnia

Here are some common causes of anemia:

–         iron deficiency

–         vitamin B-12 deficiency

–         chronic lead poisoning

–         chronic red blood cell destruction

–         sickle cell anemia

–         sudden red blood cell destruction

If you may notice any signs or symptoms of anemia above, be careful and take doctor’s check and advices.

Basing on the diagnosis of signs and symptoms, anemia treatments can vary.

Treatments may include dietary changes or supplements, medicines, or procedures.

To limit the anemia and supply enough healthy red blood, you need supply more iron from red meats, vitamin B12, folic Acid or vitamin C from a healthy diet with balance of cereals, meats, fruits, vegetables plus some medicines treatment according to doctor’s assignment.


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