Anemia affects your red blood cells, impairing the flow of oxygen throughout your body. Learn about the different types and find information to help you choose the best course of treatment.
Blood tests are a vital part of anemia diagnosis
How Anemia Is Diagnosed
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Anemia: Causes and Risk Factors
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Anemia: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
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Reticulocyte Count: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, and Results
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Understanding Drug-Induced Hemolytic Anemia
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Hematocrit Test: Low, High, and Normal Ranges
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What Red Blood Cell Indices Tell You About Your Health
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G6PD Deficiency: Risk Factors, Symptoms, Treatment
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Hemoglobin and Its Relation to Colorectal Cancer
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Hemoglobin Test: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
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7 Things You Should Avoid If You Have G6PD Deficiency
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Cold Agglutinin Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
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What Is Diamond Blackfan Anemia?
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Transient Erythroblastopenia of Childhood
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How Hemolytic Anemias Attack Red Blood Cells
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Diamond Blackfan Anemia: Overview and More
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Evans Syndrome Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
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Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn Overview
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Aplastic Anemia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
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Anemia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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The Link Between Cancer and Low-Iron Anemia
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Heavy Menstrual Periods Leading to Iron Deficiency Anemia
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Iron Deficiency Anemia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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What to Expect From a Serum Ferritin Test for Iron
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What Is Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin Concentration (MCHC)?
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Iron Tests: Uses, Types, Side Effects, Procedure, and Results
Israeli Laboratory Leads Western World In Blood Testing
Red Cell Distribution Width: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, and Results
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Mean Corpuscular Volume (MCV): Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, and Results
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17 Iron-Rich Vegetarian Meals
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IV Treatment for Iron Deficiency Anemia
Iron rich foods can prevent iron deficiency.
Iron Deficiency Symptoms, Causes, and Prevention
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The Different Types of Anemia
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Iron Deficiency: Overview and More
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Athletes and Iron Deficiency Anemia
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Iron Supplements: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions
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Dietary Ways to Manage Iron Deficiency Anemia
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Pagophagia: Overview and More
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Iron Deficiency and Anemia in Children
Anemia Diet: What to Eat for Better Management
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When Is Iron Deficiency Anemia Actually Something Else?
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The Role of Nutrition in Sickle Cell Disease
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Immunizations and Sickle Cell Disease
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Complications of Thalassemia
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How Sickle Cell Disease Can Affect Your Eyes
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Iron Chelation Preparations and Side Effects
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Thalassemia Intermedia: Causes, Treatments, and More
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Sickle Cell Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Thalassemia: Understanding the Inherited Blood Disorder
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What Is Sickle Cell Trait?
Sickle cell anemia
10 Statistics and Facts on Sickle Cell Disease
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Alpha Thalassemia Types, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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Beta Thalassemia: Overview and more
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Blood Transfusions and Sickle Cell Disease
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Sickle Cell Anemia and Hydroxyurea
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Preventing a Stroke in Sickle Cell Anemia
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Blood Disorders That the Newborn Screen Detects
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Sickle-Cell Disease—Types, Symptoms, and Treatment