Flashcards on Anemia

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What is Anemia?

Anemia is a condition characterized by a lack of healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood.

What are the common symptoms of Anemia?

Common symptoms of Anemia include fatigue, weakness, shortness of breath, and pale skin.

What is the main cause of Anemia?

The main cause of Anemia is a deficiency of iron, which is required for the production of hemoglobin.

How is Anemia diagnosed?

Anemia is diagnosed through blood tests that measure the levels of red blood cells and hemoglobin in the blood.

What are the different types of Anemia?

Some common types of Anemia include iron-deficiency anemia, vitamin deficiency anemia, and sickle cell anemia.

How is iron-deficiency anemia treated?

Iron-deficiency anemia can be treated with iron supplements and a diet rich in iron.

What are some risk factors for Anemia?

Risk factors for Anemia include a poor diet, chronic diseases, menstruation, and pregnancy.

Can Anemia be prevented?

Anemia can be prevented by consuming a balanced diet rich in iron, vitamins, and minerals.

What complications can occur with Anemia?

Complications of Anemia include heart problems, delayed growth in children, and increased vulnerability to infections.

Who is more likely to develop Anemia?

Individuals with a diet low in iron, vegetarians, and women of childbearing age are more likely to develop Anemia.

What is the treatment for sickle cell anemia?

The treatment for sickle cell anemia includes medications to manage pain and prevent complications, blood transfusions, and stem cell transplants.

Can Anemia cause cognitive problems?

Severe Anemia can cause cognitive problems and difficulty concentrating due to the reduced oxygen supply to the brain.

What is the role of vitamin B12 in preventing Anemia?

Vitamin B12 is essential for the production of healthy red blood cells and can help prevent certain types of Anemia, such as vitamin deficiency anemia.

What are the long-term effects of untreated Anemia?

Untreated Anemia can lead to complications such as heart failure, organ damage, and even death.

Can Anemia be hereditary?

Certain types of Anemia, such as sickle cell anemia, can be hereditary and passed down through genes.

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