Iron deficiency is the most common type of anemia and there are several types of anemia. The human body needs iron to make hemoglobin and if there is not enough iron in the blood, the body can not get enough of the oxygen it needs.
Hemoglobin is a protein present in red blood cells that is responsible for carrying oxygen to the cell tissues. When iron deficiency, you will see some symptoms such as weakness, pale skin, dizziness, rapid heartbeat, brittle nails, headaches, respiratory problems.
The most common cause of iron deficiency is anemia and there are about 50 percent of people who suffer from anemia.
Fatigue is one of the symptoms of anemia. If you feel your energy runs out and are listless all the time, then you may be suffering from anemia. Other symptoms may include dizziness and rapid heartbeat.
- Young Children and Women at Risk of Anemia
Young people, women and children including infants have an increased risk of anemia. Women, during their menstrual periods experience severe bleeding that makes them at high risk. Older adults with gastrointestinal disease and ulcers are more susceptible to anemia.
- Losing Blood
Blood loss can cause anemia. Some people who have had surgery or childbirth may experience lower blood volume and may have fewer red blood cells due to blood loss. Ulcers that cause internal bleeding may also play a role in causing iron deficiency.
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