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Ferritin test re microcytosis without anaemia?

Ferritin  test  re microcytosis without anaemia?

Yes: Your cell volume may be small - microcystosi ferritin test will check your stores of iron. Most small cell volume is due to low iron levels. You may not have depleted enough to cause you to be anemic. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Anemia (Definition)

Anemia refers to any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood cells in the body. There are numerous causes of anemia but they can basically be broken down into 3 categories: decreased production of red blood cells increased destruction of red ...Read more


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How can I reduce my anaemia?

How can I reduce my anaemia?

Diagnosis first: With the help of your physician, you need to discover the reasons for anemia before appropriate treatment can be provided. There are multiple types and causes of anemia. Iron deficiency is a very common type of anemia, and can come from blood loss. If not corrected, it would continue and worsen. I see you're already taking iron; you can also eat red meat, eggs with yolks, ; leafy green veggies. ...Read more

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Which vegeterian diet can help recover from anaemia soonest?

Which vegeterian diet can help recover from anaemia soonest?

1 high in iron: B sure u do not have an absorption problem in ur GI track. ...Read more

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Help! can anaemia be passed on to another person?

Help! can anaemia be passed on to another person?

There are: Many types of anemia which have a genetic component. Anemia is not contagious. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat anaemia that we can do at home?

Is there a way to treat anaemia that we can do at home?

Cause of anemia: First the cause of the anemia needs to be determined by your physician. Some anemias are due to lack of vitamins or iron and can be treated with supplements. But there are many other common causes of anemia that need specific therapies that are not 'home remedies.'. ...Read more

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What happens if anaemia is not treated?

What happens if anaemia is not treated?

Fatigue, tired: Initially the symptoms are feeling tired, doing regular chores drains one; dizziness on standing; the distance of walking decreases and shortness of breath can occur; in advanced stages (meaning much lower hemoglobin levels) especially in patients with atherosclerosis of blood vessels (plaques) there is risk of heart strain or decrease in blood supply to vital organs which include brain, kidney. ...Read more

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How can I tell if i suffer from anaemia?

How can I tell if i suffer from anaemia?

Symptoms and testing: Symptoms common to many types of anemia include the following: easy fatigue and loss of energy, rapid heart beat, (particularly with exercise), shortness of breath, headache, difficulty concentrating, dizziness, pale skin, leg cramps, and insomnia. A simple blood test known as a complete blood count can determine if you are anemic. Many causes of anemia can be treated. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Does low lympomites and monocites mean anaemia?

No: Lymphocytes and monocytes are type of white blood cells. Anemia is a condition where the hemoglobin is lower than the normal range used in the lab. So low levels of lymphcytes and monocytes do not mean anemia. ...Read more