A member asked:

I had severe anemia for 7 wks during boot camp 40 years ago at age 18. possibly caused by resp inf, deficiencies or some combo of things. could this period of anemia have caused neurological damage leading to mdd, joint pains, adhd?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad answered

Specializes in Child Psychiatry

Reason for anemia at that time may persist. Ongoing consumption of inflammatory foods( dairy, grains and sugar) more likely contributory in a causative manner-all multifoactoral

Answered Sep 17, 2020



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