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Anaemia

Anaemia

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Anaemia is a lack of haemoglobin and red blood cell. Red blood cells and haemoglobin, the molecule in red blood cells that make them red, are important because they carry oxygen from the lungs around the body. It’s important to find and treat the cause of the anaemia as well as the anaemia itself.

Symptoms
of Anemia

If you
have anemia, you will short of breath and feel tired, even when doing things
you could usually do easily.

You may
also have a fast or irregular heartbeat, have cold feet or hands, look pale,
feel dizzy or faint.

if you
have any of these symptoms, then It’s important to meet your doctor.

Causes
of anemia:

You can
become anemic if you:

1. Don’t
make enough healthy red blood cells in your bone marrow – this can be due to a
bone marrow disease or inherited disease.

2. lose
red blood cells through bleeding, whether that be heavy periods, one so slow or
a fast bleed you didn’t even notice it.

3. If a
person has a disease that destroys red blood cells.

4. lack
of the nutrients required to make hemoglobin, such as iron.

Diagnosis
of Anemia:

A blood
test is usually performed to diagnose anemia.If you have anemia, your doctor
will talk to you and examine you to work out how severe the anemia is, and what
the cause could be.The doctor might ask you for more test depending on your
condition.

Treatment
of anaemia:

The
treatment depends on the cause. But there are usually two parts:

1.Treating
the anemia itself.

2.Treating the cause of the anemia.

Prevention
of anaemia:

You can reduce your chances of getting anemia by:

1. By having healthy diet.2. If you are feeling unusually tired
then consult with your doctor.

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