Are you Anaemic?

May 2, 2016

 

Anaemia is a disease that occurs when a number of your red blood cells or the amount of haemoglobin found in your red blood cells fall below normal.

 

Anaemia is fairly common condition and it can affect men or women, of all ages and ethnic groups.

 

It’s more likely that anaemia will affect us ladies more, as we have a menstrual cycle every month.

A heavy period which is also called Menorrhagia is when a woman loses an excessive amount of blood during consecutive periods; however this could also be a contributing factor for us ladies in acquiring anaemia.

 

There are several different types of anaemia, and each one has a different cause. Iron deficiency anaemia is the most common type.

 

Many people with iron deficiency anaemia only have a few symptoms; you may notice the symptoms immediately, or gradually overtime, the most common symptoms are:-

  

Tiredness or feeling sleepy

Palpitation

A pale complexion

 

Anaemia also can affect ladies being pregnant, (Iron deficiency anaemia) as your body needs extra iron for your baby during pregnancy.

 

Bloods4you can take your blood test, in the comfort and privacy of your own home or workplace. You choose the date and time that’s convenient to you!

 

Your Blood Test Results will be given back to you and you only within 24 hours!

 

 Call us today, to book your Private Blood Test.

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