Anemia is the disease of low red blood cells which reduces the amount of oxygen pumped around the body. Symptoms include tiredness, pallor (paleness), lethargy, fatigue, shortness of breath (esp. shortness of breath on exertion), headache, and dizziness. Jaundice symptoms ...

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Causes of Anemia

Causes of the most common type of anemia, due to iron deficiency, include:

  • Low iron diet (e.g. vegetarian or ...
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Types of Anemia

The severity depends on the particular type:

  • Acute anemia
  • Chronic anemia
  • Secondary anemia (e.g. due to liver disease or ...
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Misdiagnosis: Anemia

Undiagnosed Anemia: The tiredness and similar symptoms can be mild enough that people don’t notice that something is wrong ...

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