Anemia is a situation in which the number of red blood cells or hemoglobin level are lower than the proper level. Red blood cells contain hemoglobin, which is a protein that carries oxygen from the lungs to all the cells of the body. In a situation of anemia, because of a defective supply of oxygen, varies symptoms appear: fatigue, weakness, dizziness, memory problems, hair loss, sweating, expeditious pulses and more.
Among the causes of anemia: increased bleeding, chronic bleeding (hemorrhoids, stomach ulcer, small intestine ulcer), a lack of nutritional ingredients (iron, B12, folic acid, in order to produce hemoglobin the body also needs vitamin C, copper and riboflavin), autoimmune response, a lack of G6PD, thalassemia and additional chronic diseases.
Treating anemia begins with locating the specific cause, in cases in which the anemia is caused by a lack of iron, B12 or folic acid – one should consume nutritional supplements that contain suitable dosages.