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How can you cure anaemia?

How can you cure anaemia?

Sorry, but your "?": Is really too general to answer accurately. The therapeutic approach taken depends upon the underlying cause, and causes of anemia are many and varied. They can result from impaired rbc production (eg., nutritional deficiencies, marrow infiltration, etc), hematoma, blood loss (gi bleed, hemorrhage, epistaxis, etc.), hemolysis, thalassemia, hemoglobinopathies, etc. More specifics would help. ...Read more

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Anemia (Definition)

Any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood ...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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Please I went to know what anaemia means?

Please I went to know what anaemia means?

Not enough RBCs: RBCs (red blood cells) carry oxygen to yah tissues. If you are anemic and RBCs too low then your body is starved for oxygen and you will always be tired and exhausted. Can also affect you heart and brain leading to heart attacks and inability to concentrate . ...Read more

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How to tell if what I have are symptoms of anaemia?

How to tell if what I have are symptoms of anaemia?

Symptoms: Include fatigue, shortness of breath with exertion, pale appearance. The best way to know is to get tested if any of these are present. ...Read more

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Does anaemia affect fertility?

Does anaemia affect fertility?

Maybe: Stands to reason that if a person were to be anemic, they would not be as healthy as if they were not anemic. The anemia should be diagnosed and treated to maximize normalcy and opportunities for pregnancy to be successful. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do thallasemia and anaemia differ?

How do thallasemia and anaemia differ?

Thal causes anemia: Anemia means hemoglobin and / or hematocrit that is lower than the range of normal. Thalassemias are genetic conditions that can cause anemia. ...Read more

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Can you die from anaemia? Is it dangerous?

Absolutely: It depends on degree of anemia. Chronic mild to moderate anemia can be managed and treated. Severe anemia, acute or chronic is a serious matter. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if anaemia affects the skin?

Does anyone know if anaemia affects the skin?

Pallor.: Anemia, per se, will just cause the skin and mucus menbranes to appear pale. The cause of the anemia is important, though because vitamin and mineral deficiencies, as well as a number of diseases, can cause anemia and also affect the skin. ...Read more

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How can unbalanced diet cause the rickets and anaemia?

How can unbalanced diet cause the rickets and anaemia?

Not enough vitamins: Rickets is due to not enough vitamin d which you can get from sun exposure or dairy products. Microcytic anemia may be due to lack of iron (more typically from blood loss) while macrocytic anemia may be due to lack of folate and/or vitamin b12, found in fruits, vegetables & whole grains. That's why it's so important to eat a varied diet including the colors of the rainbow each day! ...Read more

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Are cravings for sweet and salty foods connected to anaemia?

Are cravings for sweet and salty foods connected to anaemia?

Usually not: The most common cause of anemia is iron deficiency usually from chronic blood loss (heavy menstrual periods in women or unsuspected bleeding from the stomach or colon). Iron deficiency seems to induce a craving in the diet for something that resembles metallic qualities of iron (hardness, taste or color) - ice cubes or chips, hard candy, or even inedible things like dirt. This is called pica. ...Read more

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Hi, What is the meaning of Chronic Microcytic Anaemia. Many thanks.

Microcytic anaemia: Anaemia means low haemoglobin or less red cells than usual . It can be different kinds depending on how cells look under microscope- microcytic ( small cells ), macrocyclic ( large cells ), normocytic ( normal cells ). Microcytic anaemia can be due to less iron , thyroid issues, lead poisoning, thallasemia ( genetic disorder ), or certain diseases. http://patient.info/health/anaemia-leaflet ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sicle cell anaemia in a boy of 5 years old?

What are the symptoms of sicle cell anaemia in a boy of 5 years old?

Anemia and pain: Chronic shortage of red blood cells, known as anemia.Without enough red blood cells in circulation not enough oxygen in blood and fatigue.Sudden pain throughout the body is a common symptom of sickle cell anemia.Sickle cell crisis. Sickle cell crises often affect the bones, lungs, abdomen, and joints.Spleen infarcts causes increased susceptibility to infection.Brain, heart, liver, kidneys affected. ...Read more

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Please frame a pure vegeterian diet chart fot me to recover anaemia?

Please frame a pure vegeterian diet chart fot me to recover anaemia?

Whole foods: Beets and red cabbage are high in iron. Supplement with extra l methylfolate and methylcobalamin. ...Read more

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I have anaemia. I feel really tired and unactive. How can I cure it fast and feel more active?

I have anaemia. I feel really tired and unactive. How can I cure it fast and feel more active?

Depending on type: Anemia generally presents with malaise, ice craving, and may present with dizziness, and hypotension depending on the severity. Anemia can be caused by various etiologies, including iron deficiency, vitamin deficiency, bone marrow suppression, chronic blood loss. Treatment of anemia depends on underlying cause of anemia. Consult your physician to find out the cause of your anemia is recommended ...Read more

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I have anaemia.What kinds of food should I eat to prevent it from worsening.What else should I do?

I have anaemia.What kinds of food should I eat to prevent it from worsening.What else should I do?

Anemia: It all depends on the underlying cause of the anemia. Iron deficiency is the most common and is usually resolved with iron rich foods or supplements unless there is a chronic bleeding disorder. Find out the root cause from your physician. ...Read more

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I'm a late bloomer. Also, i'm suffering from anaemia. What will be the effects of this disease on me?

I'm a late bloomer. Also, i'm suffering from anaemia. What will be the effects of this disease on me?

Depends: Being a late bloomer when you are an adult, should not impact your current health, unless while going trough puberty you did not develop enough bone density or were too thin. Anemia needs to be corrected and evaluated by your doctor. Why are you anemic? How severe is the anemia? If red blood cells are too low, your body feels fatigued and may not be processing oxygen efficiently. ...Read more

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Still struggle to wake up in the morning. L've been tested for anaemia and l do not have that and l have no idea what else it could be. Help?

Still struggle to wake up in the morning. L've been tested for anaemia and l do not have that and l have no idea what else it could be. Help?

Sleep apnea?: Do you snore? Stop breathing while asleep? Obstructive sleep apnea (osa) is a condition in which the flow of air pauses or decreases during breathing while you are asleep because the airway has become narrowed, blocked, or floppy. This can make you feel very fatigued during the day. You may need a sleep study to figure this out. There are good treatments available. See your doc. ...Read more

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What are the effects of pernicious anaemia?

What are the effects of pernicious anaemia?

Fatigue, and ...: In this condition, vitamin B12 is not absorbed and patients become B12 deficient. Results in anemia (low red cells), fatigue. If anemia is severe, patients could feel short-winded. B12 deficiency itself could also cause numbness, fatigue, and possibly neuropsychiatric symptoms. Treatment with vitamin B12 injections or sublingual treatment could reverse these symptoms. ...Read more

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