Iron Deficiency, Anemia Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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Iron deficiency is caused by too few red blood cells as a result of less amount of iron in the body. Lack of iron impedes the red blood cells from carrying enough oxygen to body tissues.

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Iron Deficiency Anemia:

Iron Deficiency Anemia Causes , Symptoms, and Treatment

Iron Deficiency:

Iron Deficiency Iron deficiency is caused by too few red blood cells as a result of less amount of iron in the body. Lack of iron impedes the red blood cells from carrying enough oxygen to body tissues. Iron deficiency can lead to various diseases.

Signs and Symptoms of Iron Deficiency:

Signs and Symptoms of Iron Deficiency

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As per the World Health Organization, Anemia is a condition in which a person’s blood has a lower than a normal number of red blood cells or hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is a protein that carries oxygen in the blood. Hemoglobin can be broken down into  heme   – the red color pigment and  globin  which comprises of the protein part. This protein aids red blood cells to carry oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body.

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Causes of Anemia : There are various for anemia to set in. Some of the common causes of anemia are: Stomach ulcers, colon cancer, hemorrhoids, polyps often lead to loss of blood from the body which causes iron deficiency. Loss of blood due to wounds or menstrual bleeding also are the primary causes of anemia. A deficiency of vitamins like vitamin B12 and folate due to poor dietary intake are the main cause of anemia among children and women. Many people suffering from chronic kidney disease or renal failure lessens the production of red blood cells and hence causes anemia. Sickle cell anemia is often inherited and often runs in the family. Age is also a common cause of anemia. People above the age of 65 often suffer from anemia.

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How can Ayurveda help in case of Anemia? Ayurveda is an ancient healing system that relies on herbs for maintaining good health which had originated in the Indian Sub-continent more than 5000 years ago. It tries to utilize the power of herbs to cure ailments. These herbs are often considered to be 100% safe without any side-effects . Branolia Chemical Works markets  Kulerron  , an Ayurvedic  preparation enriched with Kulekhara. Kulekhara is known herb in Ayurveda to fight against Anemia. Clinical studies have found Kulekhara to be effective against low hemoglobin count (reference the below article). Please follow referencing convention.

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