Anemia forms and types

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There are certain forms of anemia which are considered to be hereditary by which infants can be affected by birth. Women in child birth years become affected by iron deficiency anemia as there is a blood loss during menstruation and childbirth. Adults also have chances of developing anemia because of poor unbalanced diet. There are many types of anemia. All types of anemia are different in the anemia causes and anemia treatments.

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Iron deficiency anemia is the most common type of anemia and can be treated with diet changes and iron supplements.

Anemia is a condition when there is a deficiency of red blood cells. Red blood cells are the main transporters of oxygen to our organs. In case of anemia, red blood cells become deficient of hemoglobin which means lack of oxygen transportation by red blood cells so, it is important to diagnose anemia causes. Anemia symptoms like fatigue occur because there is oxygen deficiency in the organs. Women and children with chronic diseases are at risk of anemia. Person suffering from anemia is called anemic and need proper anemia diagnosis. Sickle cell anemia is an anemia in which body starts producing abnormally shaped red blood cells.

Anemia is basically a sign of a disease rather than disease. Anemia is classified as either acute or chronic. Chronic anemia is that type of anemia which occurs over a long period of time.

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