iron-deficiency anaemia

iron-deficiency anaemia

ANAEMIA caused either by inadequate dietary intake of iron, poor absorption of iron or excessive loss of iron from bleeding. Most cases are due to iron losses in menstrual bleeding not being balanced by adequate intake. Often there are no symptoms, but the condition may cause tiredness, lack of energy, sore tongue, cracks at the corners of the mouth and brittle finger nails. Treatment with supplementary iron is effective.
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2] Prevention and control of iron-deficiency anaemia in women and children.
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6) Other studies from the US have found associations between food insecurity and iron-deficiency anaemia in toddlers.
Iron-deficiency anaemia is one of the most common nutritional disorders in the UK yet many people don't know the signs.
on de can deficie n fec" Iron-deficiency anaemia can be a common feature of coeliac disease and vegetarians might also be more at risk due to a lack of red meat.
A lack of iron can sometimes lead to a person developing iron-deficiency anaemia, which is the most common form of anaemia and makes up half of the anaemia cases worldwide - it usually affects more women than men.
It was seen that Adjuvant recombinant human erythropoietin safely enhanced the efficacy of iron sucrose in the treatment of gestational iron-deficiency anaemia.
Diagnosis and management of iron-deficiency anaemia.
Iron-deficiency and iron-deficiency anaemia in infancy has also been linked to poor cognition and reduced immunity (Booth & Aukett, 1997).
They found that the prevalence of iron-deficiency anaemia in children given unfortified flour was 10%.
They are iron-deficiency anaemia which results from low levels of iron in the body.