Anemia Disease

What is Anemia?

Anemia is a medical condition in which red blood cells (RBCs) count is less than the normal quantity of hemoglobin in the blood. Hemoglobin is a protein inside the red blood cells that contains iron and transports oxygen from the lungs to the tissues. Anemia leads to lack of oxygen called Hypoxia.

Type of Anemia:-

  • Excessive blood loss
  • Excessive red blood cell destruction (hemolysis) anemia
  • Decreased or deficient red blood cell production

Causes of Anemia:-

  • Active bleeding or chronic bleeding
  • Iron deficiency anemia:
  • Poor nutrition:
  • Poor absorption of vitamin B12
  • Low level of hormone erythropoietin
  • Chronic diseases, like kidney disease and cancer
  • It cao occur at the time of pregnancy due to low levels of iron and folic acid and changes in the blood

Prevention:- You may prevent some types of anemia, especially those caused by lack of iron or vitamins. A good diet and supplements can prevents these types of anemia.

Treatment:- Treatment depands on the type and causes of Anemia so doctors can suggest treatment after review condition of patients