Anemia is a chronic disease that not only affects women but men and children as well. Anemia is usually associated with vegans and vegetarians but that’s definitely not the case anymore. Even people who regularly eat meat can be iron deficient and anemic. Anemia is affecting more and more people today because of poor diet and unhealthy lifestyles.
Anemia is a decrease in the number of red blood cells. It is a less than normal quantity of hemoglobin in the blood. Signs of anemia are weakness, fatigue, poor circulation, coldness in the limbs, pale skin, brittle nails, and depression. Severe anemia can lead to tachycardia and even heart failure.
Chronic diseases can also lead to anemia, such as IBS, (irritable bowel syndrome) lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, Crohn’s, even degenerative joint disease. Most believe that taking an iron supplement will cure anemia, but for iron to be…
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