It means that the level of haemoglobin in the blood is lower than that required. Haemoglobin is important to carry oxygen from the lungs to different parts of the body.
Normal value in males is 13.5 to 18 gm% and in females is 12.5 to 16 gm%
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A diet rich in iron and vitamin B12.
Iron rich food such as green leafy vegetables, walnuts, raisins, strawberries, apricots, wheat germ, jaggery, dates and liver. Food rich in vitamin B12 are dairy products, eggs, liver and kidneys.
All forms of anaemia benefit from raw juices such as spinach, carrot or horseradish.
Molasses is said to be good for building strong red blood cells. Do not take tea, coffee and colas with meals as they inhibit iron absorption. Vitamin C on the other hand aids in iron absorption.
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In case of heavy menstruation.
After recuperating from long illness
If you are taking iron supplements and you experience, vomiting, bloody diarrhoea, jaundice, lethargy. These are symptoms of iron overload.
Diet And Anemia!
Symptoms Of Anemia!
What do we mean by the term Anemia?
It is described as a decrease in the total number of red blood cells, or hemoglobin in the blood, or a decreased oxygen-carrying capacity of blood.
How to know if an individual has Anemia?
Anemia by Chronic Red Blood Cell Destruction/Hemolytic anemia
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