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Iron deficiency anemia

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Iron deficiency anemia

  1. 1. Introduction Definition Causes Symptoms treatment References
  2. 2. Iron deficiency anemia is the most common form of anemia and it develops over time if the body does not have enough iron to manufacture red blood cells.
  3. 3. anemia" usually refers to a condition in which blood has a lower than normal number of red blood cells. Iron is an essential mineral that is needed to form hemoglobin,an oxygen carrying protein inside red blood cells. And Without enough iron, the body uses up all the iron it has stored in the liver, bone marrow and other organs. If the stored iron is depleted, the body is able to make very few red blood cells.
  4. 4. •Iron-deficiency anemia is usually due to : poor diet. blood loss. Internal Bleeding. Inability to Absorb Iron.
  5. 5. brittle nails. Dizziness. shortness of breath. An unusual craving for non-nutritive substances. cold hands and feet. fast or irregular heartbeat.
  6. 6.  A doctor can diagnose anemia with blood tests  Complete Blood Cell (CBC) Test  Tests for Internal Bleeding  examine your blood by using a microscope
  7. 7. Iron Supplements PARENTERAL IRON THERAPY Diet Treating the Underlying Cause of Bleeding
  8. 8.  http://www.healthline.com/health/iron- deficiency-anemia  http://www.healthscout.com/ency/68/575/ main.html#TreatmentofIronDeficiency  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/ PMC1368348
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