Anemia By: Britani Prater
What is Anemia? • The red blood count is less then normal. • The red blood count is different in females and males. • Males- 13.5 • Females- 12.0
What Are The Cause Of Anemia? * A diet that's low in iron. * Blood lost because of heavy menstral bleeding. * Poor iron absorption from food due to the diseases of the intestine or intestinal surgery * Pregnancy * Mostly common in women because were they got menstral periods and because their bodies store less iron.
Group's of Anemia • There are four million different types of anemia and their broken down in three groups. • Group One: blood loss • Group Two: decreased • Group Three: destruction of red blood cells
Symptoms of Anemia * Fatigue * Loss of energy * Unusally rapid heartbeat * Insomnia * Dizziness * Pale Skin * Leg Cramps * Headache * Shortness of breath
Treatment's • Can't be treated until your doctor knows what type of anemia you have. Here is a few treatments on certain type's of anemia. • Iron Deficiency Anemia- Changes in your diet and iron level • Vitamin Deficiency Anemia- If your body can't handle food with vitamin B-12 in it then take the vitamins of B-12. • Anemia of Chroic Disease- There is no treatment. • Aplastis Anemia- May need blood transfusion or bone marrow • Hemolytic Anemia- Take treatment's for infection and medication for suppress your immune system. • Sickle Cell Anemia- Administration of oxygen, medicine for pain, and oral and intravenous fluids to reduce complications.