What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of Iron Deficiency (Anemia)?

Other DiseasesBy Onlymyhealth editorial teamFeb 03, 2021

Anaemia Sign And Symptoms: Do you know that anaemia's risk is increasing due to increasing pollution? Yes, and many pieces of research have backed this statement. Lack or deficiency of blood in the body is a common problem, but one should not ignore it. At the same time, increasing cases of anaemia problem in women is a concern. Due to this problem, the health of women can be significantly damaged. In such a position, it is necessary to be aware of every information related to anaemia. Often we do not understand the symptoms of this problem and fall victim to it. If you are also one of those people, then this video can be useful for you. Through the methods given here, you can easily find out whether you are anaemic or not. The tips here for identifying its symptoms are helpful. You can adopt these methods while sitting at home.

Symptoms of anaemia

  • Dizziness - especially while lying down and getting up.
  • Weakness and excessive tiredness.
  • Swelling on the face and feet.
  • Breathlessness

Causes of anaemia

  • Blood loss due to any reason, such as- excessive bleeding in an accident, injury, wound etc.
  • Bloody diarrhoea due to stomach worms and parasites.
  • Bleeding with defecation, vomiting, cough.
  • Excessive bleeding during menstruation.
  • Bleeding from stomach ulcers.

Prevention and treatment

  • Pregnant women and teenage girls should regularly take one tablet of iron and folic acid daily after dinner for 100 days.
  • Avoid tea after meals, as tea destroys the essential nutrients from the food.
  • Consume iron-rich foods containing vitamin 'A' and 'C'.
  • Early age pregnancy should be avoided.
  • Avoid drinking black tea and coffee.
  • Cook food in an iron pan.
  • Use a clean toilet.

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