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Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin B12 deficiency is defined by low levels of stored B12 in the body that can result in anemia, a lower-than-normal number of red blood cells.
Anemia And Cancer
Anemia is common in patients with cancer. Anemia is defined by a reduced amount of red blood cell volume and a decline in hemoglobin, the part of blood that carries oxygen to the body's tissues.
Sickle Cell Disease
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Iron Deficiency
Iron deficiency is an abnormally low level of iron in the body. It has several causes.
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin B12 deficiency is defined by low levels of stored B12 in the body that can result in anemia, a lower-than-normal number of red blood cells.
Nutritional Deficiences and Anemia
Folic acid and iron are critical nutrients for ample red blood cells.
Aplastic Anemia
Aplastic anemia is a rare, potentially fatal disease in which the bone marrow doesn’t make enough blood cells.
Sickle Cell Anemia
Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disorder.
Hemolytic Anemia
Anemia is an abnormally low level of red blood cells. Hemolytic anemia occurs when red blood cells are destroyed too quickly.
Anemia And Cancer
Anemia is common in patients with cancer. Anemia is defined by a reduced amount of red blood cell volume and a decline in hemoglobin, the part of blood that carries oxygen to the body's tissues.
Anemia And Fatigue
Left untreated, anemia can lead to a lack of energy and, more seriously, strokes, heart attacks and even death.

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Who Needs Supplements?
Certain people benefit from taking supplements. Are you one of them?
Sickle Cell Disease
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Prevention During Pregnancy

The need for iron is greater during pregnancy, increasing the risk of iron deficiency anemia.


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Q: . Iron is hard on the digestive tract. Constipation is common. Also it can cause nausea, gas and bloating. If you are taking more than one iron pill per day, I suggest backing down to just one per day for a while.
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