mytontolou.com - In this fast moving world, we often feel tired because of the busy city life fit into an increasingly challenging.
Hence, we always lethargic or tired because of the physical and mental pressures, especially after working a day running short or heavy exercise in the gym.
But for some people, fatigue may indicate there is a problem more alarming, namely anemia. Anemia is a disorder health red cell number which is less than the normal level.
Blood transports oxygen, nutrients, hormones and other substances to organs and tissues. When the heart throb, blood will be flushed through the blood vessels to all parts of the body.
As a component of the most widely in the blood, red blood cells give red to blood and transporting oxygen from the lungs to the body through a special protein called sickle.
Anemia means the level of red blood cells or sickle-lower than the normal level. As a result, the content of oxygen transported in the blood is reduced.
Oxygen is the fuel that allows the cells to live and work. The function of cells, tissues and organs affected if supplied oxygen is reduced. That's why we're tired when doing everyday activities.
Anemia is often faced by women as a result of blood loss during menstruation or pregnancy. In addition, health problems also caused bleeding in the stomach, lack of nutrition or other chronic diseases. However, the main factor is lack of iron anemia.Anemia can be inherited from parents.
Causes and symptoms of anemia
Causes of anemia including loss of blood due to trauma, wounds on the gastrointestinal tract or abnormal menstrual bleeding, lack of vitamins and minerals which are important for the production of red blood cells, chronic diseases such as inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, kidney failure, acute and chronic infections and decomposition of red blood cells due to a heavy physical exercise. However, the most common cause of anemia is iron deficiency.
Besides fatigue, other common symptoms include headaches, dizziness, irregular heartbeat, pale skin, the sound of the drone in the ear and shortness of breath.
Other ways to identify the symptoms of anemia include checking the color in your bottom eyelid (conjunktiva), nail and hand site. Conjunktiva, nails and pale hands sites is a sign of anemia.
If anemia severe untreated, the heart must work harder and load this can cause heart problems, known as hipertrofi left ventricle (LVH), arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) and affect immunity.
In addition, anemia among pregnant mothers who may cause premature birth.
Lack of iron (IDA)
Iron deficiency anemia is a type of amenia caused a lack of iron in the body to produce red blood cells.
It is the most common type of anemia. Factors include a lack of iron against the body needs iron in a particular life stage (e.g. pregnancy and growth), loss of iron through blood loss as well as the lack of intake or absorption of iron.
Overcome the lack of iron
Changes in diet is the first step to overcome the lack of iron in the blood. According to the food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO), the adults have to take 18 milligrams of iron per day to maintain health.
Intake of food rich in iron, such as green leafy vegetables, lentil beans, oyster and less fatty red meat and fish could help increase the quantity of iron.
However, we have to take these foods several times in fixed quantities because the body can only absorb about 10 percent of iron from the diet.
You should reduce smoking to help the body recover faster. In addition, you should be an active lifestyle.
Practise healthy lifestyle
Could not be disputed that the iron needed for optimal health. However, most people with anemia don't realize they have anemia. Therefore, the inspection body is important. There are several habits of anemia. You should consult a doctor if want to chew ice or clay.