Anemia

The Seven Types of Anaemia

By Dr Lata Bhat , Pediatrics When the blood does not have enough haemoglobin, or healthy red blood cells, it develops into a condition called anemia. In India, most of the anemia is due to iron deficiency i.e. poor iron in the diet. Second important reason is thalassemia. Cause- The causes…

Best Foods To Combat Anaemia!

By Dr. Nidhi Chandra, Dietitian/Nutritionist Anemia is a common disorder of blood and generally occurs from a reduced count of Red Blood cells. In other words, the hemoglobin concentration in the blood reduces to a significant extent. Patients with anemia should ensure adequate intake of iron, vitamin B12, vitamin C and folic…

Thalassemia: Blood Test Can Save Gen Next

Knowing Thalassemia When it comes to haemoglobin in blood, anemia is something people are commonly aware of. What many people, however, do not know is that this anemia could either be due to iron-deficiency or thalassemia. While anemia due to iron-deficiency can be controlled with proper medication and diet rich in…