Iron deficiency anaemia is a common type of anaemia-a condition in which blood lacks adequate healthy red blood cells.
Recommended ways to increase your iron
Causes of anaemia
- Eat iron rich foods with vitamin C rich foods for iron to be available to the body
- Take iron supplements as recommended by health professional.
- Lack of iron in diet.
- Inability to absorb iron
- Pregnancy – Iron stores need to serve their own increased blood volume as well as be a source of hemoglobin for the growing feotus
- Blood loss
Symptoms of anaemia
When to see a doctor:
When you have the symptoms of anaemia