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Are you feeling weak along with other signs like abnormal heart rate, dizziness, fainting and also breathlessness, it can be due to a health condition called anemia. Anemia is mainly caused due to menstrual problems, kidney failure, thyroid disorders like hypothyroidism and also due to cancer.

Anemia is a condition, where the hemoglobin in our body is low. In people with anemia does not carry enough oxygen to the body tissues. Common cause of anemia is lack of iron, if we do not have iron our body produces less number or low cells. Anemia can be temporary or long run and it can be mild to severe. It is the common disorder in the people.

Types of Anemia :

There are different types of anemia, symptoms of anemia can be mild to severe depending on the type. The following are the different types of anemia

  • Iron deficiency anemia
  • Vitamin deficiency anemia
  • Aplastic anemia
  • Anemia of chronic disease
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Anemia associated with bone marrow disease
  • Hemolytic anemia
  • Other anemias.

Causes of Anemia :

Any process or condition that affects the balance between production and destruction cells in the body causes anemia.
Decreased production of cells– Due to inadequate intake of iron, vitamin B12, and folate. Due to hypothyroidism
Increased destruction of cells– Due to hereditary defects, enzyme deficiencies, intrinsic abnormalities.
Fluid overload- due to excessive intake of fluid or sodium.
Intestinal inflammation– due to gluten related disorders and inflammatory diseases.
Family history, thalassemia, chronic conditions (cancer, kidney failure), intestinal disorders and malarial anemia can also cause anemia in some people.

Symptoms of Anemia :

If anemia is in the beginning stages or mild, it may not have any symptoms, but in chronic anemia there may not be any symptoms until anemia becomes severe. Some common symptoms of anemia are

  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Palpitation (irregular heartbeat)
  • Looking pale or yellowish skin
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fainting
  • Dizziness
  • Hair loss

How to Identify it :

Experts may suggest some test, based on the results of the tests, through complete evaluation of the person and through some more tests expert can find out the exact cause of anemia. Physical examination and history like family history also plays an important role in finding the causes of anemia.

Homeopathy for Anemia :

Homeopathic remedies made of natural substances is very effective in treating anemia. Increase in the red blood count is more important in treating anemia, generally fifty percent of the people with anemia can be treated with proper and nutritious diet.

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