Signs and symptoms[edit | edit source]
Anemia can cause:
- lack of energy, sometimes called fatigue
- shortness of breath
- pale whites in your eyes
- pale palms of the hand
Causes and types[edit | edit source]
- Iron deficiency anemia
- Megaloblastic anemia - which results from by Vitamin B12 deficiency or folate deficiency, which can be caused by:
- Some forms of anemia are genetic (inherited)
- Less common forms of anemia also exist, for example anemia due to parasites (hookworms or diphyllobothriasis)
Treatment[edit | edit source]
ME/CFS[edit | edit source]
Notable articles[edit | edit source]
See also[edit | edit source]
Learn more[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Definition of ANEMIA". Merrian-Webster Medical Dictionary. Retrieved January 15, 2022.
- Chaparro, Camila M.; Suchdev, Parminder S. (August 2019). "Anemia epidemiology, pathophysiology, and etiology in low- and middle-income countries". Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1450 (1): 15–31. doi:10.1111/nyas.14092. ISSN 0077-8923. PMC 6697587. PMID 31008520.
- "Anaemia". Great Ormond Street Hospital. Retrieved January 16, 2022.
- "Vitamin B12 Deficiency Anemia". Johns Hopkins Medicine. Retrieved January 16, 2022.
- "ICD-11 for Mortality and Morbidity Statistics". World Health Organization. Retrieved January 16, 2022.