Anemia occurs when the number of red blood cells circulating in the body decreases. It is the most common blood disorder. It most common in females.
Types of anemia and symptoms:
👉 Aplastic anemia:
APLASTIC ANEmia is a condition that occurs when your body stops producing enough new blood cells.
This can cause a fever, frequent infections, and skin rashes.
👉 Folic acid deficiency anemia:
Folic acid deficiency anemia is the lack of folic acid in the blood. Folic acid is a B vitamin that helps your body make red blood cells.
This can cause irritability, diarrhea, and a smooth tongue.
👉 Hemolytic anemia:
Hemolytic anemia is a condition in which red blood cells are destroyed faster than they can be made. The destruction of red blood cells is called hemolysis.
This can cause jaundice, dark urine, a fever, and abdominal pain.
👉 Sickle cell anemia:
Sickle cell anemia is an inherited red blood cell disorder in which there aren’t enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen throughout your body.In sickle cell anemia, the red blood are shaped like sickles or crescent moons. Normally the red blood cells shapes is flexible round.
This can cause painful swelling in the feet and hands, as well as fatigue and jaundice.
Other common symptoms include:
👉 Pale skin
👉 A fast or irregular heartbeat
👉 Shortness of breath
👉 Chest pain
Dietary guidelines for anemic patients👇
Some iron + vit C rich foods are here for anemic patients👇
Eat iron-rich foods with foods that contain beta carotene, such as apricots, red peppers, and beets, Leafy greens. Leafy greens, especially dark ones, Meat, and poultry. All meat and poultry contain heme iron, Liver, Seafood, Fortified foods with contain vitamin B12, folic acid, iron, Beans, Nuts, and seeds.
Food to avoid anemic patients👇
Caffeinated drinks like tea and coffee, Whole milk and some dairy products.whole-grain cereals.Foods that contain tannins, such as grapes, corn, and sorghum.
foods rich in gluten, such as pasta and other products made with wheat, barley, rye, or oats.
Physical activity for anemic patients👇
If you have anemia, you might feel fatigued due to a lack of oxygen circulating through your body. Start your workouts slowly and progressively increase the intensity over time. Stick to lower intensity workouts, too, like a yoga class or a walk rather than a run or HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workout.
You can read more details on Care at Mayo Clinic and also on wikipedia, youtube and other health sites
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