Anaemia

Anaemia is a condition caused by a deficiency of certain nutrients in the blood, the most common form of anaemia is iron deficiency anaemia. This can cause tiredness, fatigue and pale skin.

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Anaemia is a condition in which you lack enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to your body’s tissues. Having anaemia can make you feel tired and weak. There are many forms of anaemia, each with its own cause. For example iron deficiency anaemia is caused by lack of iron, often because of blood loss or pregnancy. It’s treated with iron tablets prescribed by a GP and by eating iron-rich foods. If you or your doctor suspects you have iron deficiency anaemia they will run a full blood count test to determine your red blood cell count and try to define the cause of your anaemia. You may be prescribed iron tablets such as Ferrous Fumarate which is a form of iron as well as lifestyle and diet changes. Iron deficiency can cause a variety of symptoms including tiredness and lack of energy, shortness of breath, noticeable heartbeats (heart palpitations), and pale skin.

Anaemia is caused by a lack of healthy red blood cells in the body due to a lack of certain nutrients. This can be caused by genetic factors, the inability to absorb certain foods, a strict diet (such as a plant-based diet) or due to hormonal changes in women.

Eating the correct foods and absorbing the right amount of nutrients can help, but for some, a simple supplement tablet is a good solution.

Symptoms of Anaemia can vary in severity, some common symptoms include tiredness and lack of energy, shortness of breath, noticeable heartbeats (heart palpitations), and pale skin.

It will depend on the type of Anaemia you have been diagnosed with. A combination of lifestyle changes and medication can often improve Anaemia symptoms.

You can find Anaemia treatment from trusted UK pharmacies such as e-Surgery as have your Acid Reflux medication delivered to your home.

At e-Surgery our UK based prescribers can provide you with a private prescription online for your Anaemia treatment.

Your Anaemia treatment will be sent from our UK based private pharmacy and sent via the Royal Mail to a delivery location of your choice in plain, discreet packaging.

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