It refers to the condition where one could have a lower-than-normal number of red blood cells or quantity of hemoglobin. It basically diminishes the capacity of the blood to carry oxygen. One might feel tired, fatigue easily, appear pale, develop palpitations, and become short of breath as an early symptoms of Anemia.
People from different age from have different set of symptoms, like children with chronic anemia are prone to infections and learning problems. The main causes of anemia are bleeding, hemolysis, excessive destruction of red blood cells, underproduction of red blood cells which cause bone marrow diseases, and underproduction of normal hemoglobin.
Women are more likely than men to have anemia because of menstrual blood loss. In children, anemia is most commonly due to insufficient iron in the diet. Anemia is also often due to gastrointestinal bleeding caused by medications, including such common drugs as aspirin and ibuprofen.
There are different types of Anemia being discovered and its symptoms would vary accordingly. So despite piling up every symptom, we’ll explain about it via type-by-type. Although there are some commonly found symptoms like Easy fatigue and loss of energy, unusually rapid heartbeat, particularly with exercise, Shortness of breath and headache, particularly with exercise, Difficulty concentrating, dizziness, Pale skin, Leg cramps, Insomnia which are diagnosed in most of the case.
That includes a hunger for strange substances such as paper, ice, or dirt, upward curvature of the nails also referred to as koilonychias, soreness of the mouth with cracks at the corners
Vitamin B12 Deficiency:
That includes a tingling, “pins and needles” sensation in the hands or feet, lost sense of touch, wobbly gait and difficulty walking, lousiness and stiffness of the arms and legs, Chronic Dementia
Chronics Lead Poisoning:
That includes a blue-black line on the gums referred to as a lead line, abdominal pain, constipation and vomiting
Chronic Red-Blood cell destruction:
That includes Jaundice, brown or red urine, leg ulcers, failure to thrive in infancy and other symptoms of gallstones.
Sudden Red Blood Cell Destructions:
That includes an abdominal pain, Brown or red urine, Jaundice, Small bruises under the skin, Seizures, Symptoms of kidney failure
Sickle Cell Anemia:
That includes some Moderate level of Fatigue, susceptibility to infection, well delayed growth and development in children, occasional severe pain, especially in the joints, abdomen, and limbs.