Anemia also spelled anaemia is a decrease in the total amount of red blood cells RBCs or hemoglobin in the blood ,   or a lowered ability of the blood to carry oxygen. Anemia can be caused by blood loss , decreased red blood cell production, and increased red blood cell breakdown. Certain groups of individuals, such as pregnant women, benefit from the use of iron pills for prevention. Anemia is the most common blood disorder, affecting about a third of the global population. Anemia goes undetected in many people and symptoms can be minor.
Iron Deficiency Anemia
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I am interested in finding info on Peripheral neuropathy and its symptoms. I wonder if I have it. I have restless leg syndrome discovered via a sleep clinic. A small tingling area developed in my back about 8 years ago.
Lead poisoning , also known as plumbism and saturnism , is a type of metal poisoning caused by lead in the body. Exposure to lead can occur by contaminated air, water, dust, food, or consumer products. Lead poisoning is preventable. In , lead is believed to have resulted in , deaths worldwide. Classically, "lead poisoning" or "lead intoxication" has been defined as exposure to high levels of lead typically associated with severe health effects.
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