Hereafter, we name hereditary hematologic disorders of Anemia, Anemia Symptoms, Causes, Testing Techniques.
- Shortness of breath after mild exertion
- Dizziness or fainting
- Difficulty concentrating
- Pale skin, lips, and nail beds
- Cold extremities
- Frequent illnesses
- Cessation of menstruation
Fundamental causes of anemia
- A poor diet, especially one that’s deficient in iron, folic acid, or vitamin B12. This category includes eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
- Blood loss (most often from menstruation, surgery, digestive diseases, or injury).
- Chronic blood loss (commonly from bleeding ulcers, colon disorders, gum disease, or bleeding hemorrhoids).
- Inherited blood disorderliness.
- An inability to absorb vitamin B12
- Poor digestion and absorption—particularly due to low stomach acid, or celiac disease
See also: “Anemia Treatment“
- Blood testing—complete blood count (CBC), iron, ferritin (iron stores), B12, folate.
- Occult blood stool test
- Celiac blood test (*Anemia Symptoms)