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Iron deficiency and anemia, causes and treatment

Iron is one of the elements that supports the health of the immune system, and it is an important element in the formation of hemoglobin, which is responsible for transporting oxygen to all cells of the body. Severe iron deficiency may lead to anemia. Iron deficiency is a common problem among women and men, as well as children of all ages.

In this article, we will learn more about the causes and symptoms of iron deficiency, and how can it be treated?

Symptoms of iron deficiency vary depending on the health condition, taking into account the age and health condition of the affected person, but among the symptoms and indicators are the possibility of anemia, including:
  • shortness of breath

  • pale skin

  • Heart palpitations

  • Fatigue and lethargy

  • Headache

  • Tinnitus

  • Dizziness and vertigo

  • Coldness of the tips of the feet and hands

  • The urge to eat Ice

There are many factors that lead to anemia and iron deficiency, including:
  • Lack of integrated nutrients in the diet and an unbalanced diet

  • Gut disorders may lead to problems absorbing iron

  • pregnancy

  • Heavy blood loss in women during menstruation

How can anemia and iron deficiency be treated?

Treatment methods vary depending on the patient’s health condition, and after conducting the necessary laboratory tests, the doctor may have to prescribe:

  • Iron needles in case of severe deficiency

  • Medicines and nutritional supplements

  • Make sure to eat nutrients rich in iron and obtain it from natural sources

If you are suffering from some symptoms of possible anemia or iron deficiency, do not hesitate to consult our doctors, as we are here for you.

Our doctors at Intermed Clinics are keen to provide complete care to patients at all stages of treatment, starting with accurate assessment and diagnosis and providing drug treatments until the stage of support and rehabilitation after the end of the treatment period.

Get to know the team of consultants of the Hematology and Oncology Clinic:

Dr. Marwan Alhejaily - American Board in Oncology and Hematology

Dr. Enaam Elsobhi - Fellowship of Royal College of pathology UK

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