Anaemia by Iron

Anaemia by Iron

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  • Treatment is with iron supplements, the doctor will let you know the correct dose for you, children and infants can get liquid medication, and body will absorb it and takes  several months or longer to replenish your iron reserves
  • Diagnostic tests: Blood tests to check iron level,  endoscopy, colonoscopy, ultrasound
  • Eat iron-rich foods: meat & poultry, seafood,   dark green leafy vegetables
  • A lack of iron in diet
  • Ultimate Cause
  • 30% of people have anemia due to prolonged iron deficiency
  • 80% (2 billion people) of people in the world don't have enough iron in their bodies 
  • Vegetarians & vegans with improper iron intake from vegetables
  • Anaemia contributes to 20% of all maternal deaths
  • Mensurating females: loss of iron 
  • 56 million pregnant women are anemic
  • Developing countries with malnutrition Ecuador, Liberia,  Madagascar
  • Geographical Areas  Affected
  • North America, with improper intake of iron with vegetarians and vegans
  • Historically, a common diagnoses of iron defiency anemia would be through the "symptom" of a menstruating woman or the presence of occult blood. This was incorrect for determining the diagnosis.
  • Cultures and religions with vegetarians that have an insufficient intake of leafy greens (India) 
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