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Why Does Anemia Cause Fatigue
Lower blood Oxygen: Anemia means that your red blood cells are lower than normal. This means there are less blood cells to carry oxygen to your muscles and tissue which can lead to fatigue. It is a very common condition in pregnancy and in women with heavy blood loss from the menstrual cycle. Usually anemia is treated with an iron supplement. There are other causes though so it should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low blood count is also known as Anemia. Anemia is a condition in which the body has a decreased amount of healthy red blood cells, which normally provide oxygen to body tissues. Common causes may include certain medications, chronic diseases such as cancer, a poor ...Read more
I prevously had anemia but my levels are ok now, however I still tire very easily. What are some other causes of fatigue?
Many possibilities: There are many causes to fatigue. In addition to anemia, other possibilities include thyroid disorders, depression, anxiety, infections, insomnia (and the many causes to insomnia), diabetes and other chronic diseases, and a whole host of other maladies. Best to see your doctor to make a diagnosis after a thorough work up. ...Read more
Anemia: Anemia can be mild, moderate and severe depending upon the hemoglobin or hematocrit measure! as severity of anemia increases, it is proportional to the fatigue one experiences! usually anemia as a result of blood loss or hemolytic anemia or B12 deficiency causes more fatigue. Other causes such as anemia of chronic disease is mild and relatively asymptomatic or compensated. ...Read more
Normal iron level but I have mild anemia...what can cause the anemia and what can I do about the fatigue if I should not take additional iron?
Energy: Good quality, 7 to 9 hour regular sleep, outdoor activity daily in the sun, aerobic 45 minute moderate exercise like swift walking and small balanced meals all increase energy. Eat food that improve iron absorption such as vitamin C in citrus fruits, dark green leafy vegetables, melons, potatoes, tomatoes and strawberries. Eat high iron foods like Red meat, Pork, Poultry, Seafood, and Beans. ...Read more
Maybe: It's possible but see your doctor to rule out other causes of fatigue. ...Read more
Excessive fatigue even with full night's rest. No prior history of anemia or thyroid issues. Not on any prescription meds. What could be the cause?
How about...: ...aplastic anemia, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, leukemia/lymphomas, multiple infectious or inflamatory causes (including inflammatory bowel disease), chemical poisoning, bone cancer, drug hypersensitivity, to name just a few. Please get checked ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can anemia (newly developed) could have caused my period to end earlier than normal? I have other symptoms of anemia too like fatigue and ear ringing.
Heavy menses: ...can eventually lead to anemia due to the depletion of iron in your body. Anemia, on the other hand, does not effect menses; that is effected mostly by hormonal factors. Ringing in the ears (tinnitus) is not a common symptom from anemia. Anemia causes pale looking skin and shortness of breath with exertion. ...Read more
How can i know the cause of my hot flashes .. I am just 22 and i get it alot with fatigue, increase in heart rate and dizziness and nausea sometimes , i know i don't have any gynecological problems ! Is it because of anemia ? What can be the other cau
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