Anemia Types

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    The 6 Most Common Types of Anemia

    The 6 Most Common Types of Anemia

    Anemia is a condition in which the body lacks the amount of red blood cells to keep up with the body’s demand for oxygen. Anemia can be temporary or long term, and it can range from mild to severe. The main causes of anemia are bleeding, hemolysis (excessive destruction of red blood cells), underproduction of red blood cells, and underproduction of normal hemoglobin. There are several types and classifications of anemia. In this article, we share the 6 most common types of anemia. 1. Iron Deficiency: Iron deficiency anemia is the most common type of anemia. It accounts for approximately 50-percent of the diagnosed cases of anemia. This form of anemia is more common in adolescents and in women before…

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