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Whats Good To Eat For Anemya
Rich in Iron: Foods for anemia include those that are rich in iron. Examples are red meats, egg yolks, leafy greens (spinach, collards), dried fruit (prunes, raisins), iron-enriched cereals and grains (check the labels), mollusks (oysters, clams, scallops), turkey or chicken giblets, beans, lentils, chick peas, soybeans, liver and artichokes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sleep and eat good, no anemia or depression, but exhausted all the time, can't speak fluently or make up sentences, or think clearly, why?
You need to see M.D.: There are many possibilities . You should see a physician immediately Various physical conditions need to be ruled out immediately. The use of alcohol and drugs should be reviewed. Various tests including blood tests 9as you report low blood count ) as well as mental status exam should be done. Once the cause of the problem is figured out a treatment plan will be developed ...Read more
3 yrs old. Blood work was normal, no anemia or thyroid problems. I still have extreme fatigue and I am always hot! Eat healthy and get good rest, et?
Some: Make sure you have a firm diagnosis of the cause of the anemia. It could be blood loss, which needs to be traced. If it is dietary lack, find out what is missing. If you are iron deficient, and that is why you are anemic, eat red meats, poultry, and also molasses. But usually you need to take a supplement. If your anemia is caused by something else, you can't fix it easily by diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iron rich foods: Foods such a leafy green vegetables (kale), lean red meats, beans, shellfish, nuts and fortified cereals are high in iron. The iron will be absorbed more readily if eaten with foods that contain Vitamin C such as bell peppers, parsley, broccolli, orange juice, kiwi, cooked tomatoes and strawberries. ...Read more
Only "good" if low: Anemia from blood loss doesn't need vitamins. Anemia from acute leukemia doesn't need vitamins. Supplemental vitamins (in food or pills) are only useful if there is a vitamin deficiency. First is diagnosis (anemia) and etiology (cause). Then replacement (if needed). Anemia can be caused by iron defiency or B12 or folate (folic acid) deficiency. The good/right vitamin depends on the problem. ...Read more
No, why would it be?: Anemia is lower concentration of RBCs in blood, in turn a result of RBC production (bone marrow) longevity of RBCs combined with rates of RBC loss (bleeding; internal & external). To reproduce, marrow needs DNA (B-12&Folate), fat for membranes, hemoglobin (huge protein+heme ring+Fe+2 atom). Barely is a grain, high carb, moderate protein, low fat, little value to bone marrow for RBC production. ...Read more
Iron-rich foods, but: It can be hard to improve anemia with diet alone. You may consider getting an iron-containing supplement from your physician. Otherwise, iron-rich foods can be found here: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/iron-deficiency-anemia/basics/prevention/con-20019327 ...Read more
Yes: Eating a healthy balanced diet allows a full complement and variety of nutritional sources important in providing necessary minerals and vitamins that may be missing or lacking in certain strict vegetarian diets. Some potential deficiencies in vegans include calcium, iron, b12, and zinc. Iron and B12 are necessary for production of red blood cells to prevent anemia. ...Read more
Yes: Anemia means low red blood cell count, there are many causes for this, one being iron defiency...Others would include bone marrow suppression, increased destruction of red blood cells or other deficiencies in the building blocks of red blood cells (folate, vit b 12)... Etc. Various blood test can help narrow the list, see your doc or a hematologist. ...Read more
How can I eat better for hematopoiesis? I suffer from anemia. Is there a diet that could help improve overall hematopoiesis?
I eat a lot of ice . I let it sit for while until its soft people ask me daily if I am anemic is this craving a symptom of anemia?
Iron deficiency: Pagophagia, or craving ice, is caused by iron deficiency. Low iron makes you tired, pale, lightheaded, and short of breath, and gives you foggy thinking, poor hair and nail growth, itching, and restless legs. Although most commonly caused by menstrual bleeding, it is important that a woman your age undergo a full gastroenterology evaluation to look for bleeding caused by ulcers, polyps, or cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just found out today i have anemia, i want to change my dieting routine but i still want to eat the things i like to eat,please help!
Etiology: It is important to determine the cause of anemia. If it is due to menstrual blood loss you may take oral iron supplement available over the counter. Take the pills with meals and you may wish to take a fiber laxative if it causes constipation. However, it is important that you discuss it with your doctor at the next visit. ...Read more
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