Anemia- Types, causes and symptoms

Feeling Fatigued? Watch Out For Anaemia!

Did you know that your blood provides oxygen to the rest of your body? When there is an issue with this oxygen supply, it’s known as anaemia! Though anaemia is a common disorder, people still seem unaware of it. Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of this ailment. Yet, this symptom is often brushed aside as a consequence of being ‘just tired’. A doctor’s visit is in order if the fatigue continues for long periods of time.  To diagnose anaemia, your doctor will ask about your medical and family history, perform a physical exam, and suggest Complete Blood Count test (CBC) as well as a test to determine the size and shape of your red blood cells. Read this infographic to know more about this ailment!

Anemia- Types, Causes and Symptoms

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