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Whats good to eat for anemya?

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 more

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

Any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood ...Read more


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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?

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

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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?

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?

Obesity?: The most common cause of fatigue and feeling hot more than usual, once the lab work has ruled out problems with anemia, kidneys, liver and thyroid is obesity. See my check lists for getting fit and eating a low carbohydrate diet. ...Read more

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What foods are good for anemia?

What foods are good for anemia?

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 more

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What food should I eat for anemia?

What food should I eat for anemia?

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

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I was wondering if B12 is good to take for anemia..

B12: B12 replacement is very helpful in patients who suffer from anemia and can help with fatigue, neuropathy, balance and memory functions as well. I use it frequently. ...Read more

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What vitamin is good for anemia?

What vitamin is good for anemia?

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

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Is barley good for treating anemia?

Is barley good for treating anemia?

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

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Best food to eat who have anemia.

Anemia: Depends on type of anemia. If it is iron deficient anemia then best foods are the heme containing foods e.g. Red meat, chicken, fish, egg yolks, green leafy vegetables, mollasses, dried fruits. Supplements of iron with vitamin c also are helpful. ...Read more

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What is a good way to bounce back from anemia?

What is a good way to bounce back from anemia?

About 3 dozen: Different things lead to anemia. Blood loss, infection, blood destruction, medications, vitamin deficiencies, chronic inflammatory diseases, primary blood cancers, and many others recovery plan and expectation dependent on underlying cause. ...Read more

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Which foods should I eat to help with my anemia problem?

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

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I have a persistent anemia but i eat like everyone should, what's wrong?

The most: Common reason in a young woman would be iron deficiency due to heavy periods, but there are dozens of causes for anemia. Get things checked out to make a plan. ...Read more

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Could I still have anemia if I eat meat?

Could I still have anemia if I eat meat?

Yes: There are many causes of anemia and deficiency of iron is only one of them. If you get enough iron and are anemic, you need a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Changing from vegetarian to flexitarian because of anemia. Is that a good idea?

Changing from vegetarian to flexitarian because of anemia. Is that a good idea?

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

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If i eat meat is it still possible to have anemia?

If i eat meat is it still possible to have anemia?

yes: Depends on type of anemia. Meat may provide iron, but other types of anemia require other foods or vitamins. Check with your md to see what you need to solve your anemia problem. Check for blood in bowel movements or urine with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have anemia but still have a good iron level?

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

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How can I eat better for hematopoiesis? I suffer from anemia. Is there a diet that could help improve overall hematopoiesis?

How can I eat better for hematopoiesis? I suffer from anemia. Is there a diet that could help improve overall hematopoiesis?

Greens: Leafy green vegetables, including spinach, contain a lot of elemental iron, and are good for anemic patients to consume to make more red blood cells. As a side effect, popeye would always note that it makes him stronger. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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