Anemia and Its Application in Current Research WorldAuthor(s): Maithri Gundaram
Anemia is a major blood disorder, in which red blood cell count is decreased to below normal level and it affects the transport of oxygen to body tissue. In this condition the body gets low oxygen supply and leads to oxidative stress. Anemia can be caused by blood loss, destruction of red blood cells or less synthesis of red blood cells. The main symptoms of anemia include pale face, exhaustion, and difficulty in breathing, dizziness or a fast heartbeat. If we haven’t diagnosis the anemia in time then it may leads to death of that individual. The treatments used for the diagnoses of anemia are, one should maintain the normal iron level by taking the iron supplements to overcome the anemic condition. In blood loss condition, transfusion of healthy blood to the patient will helps to overcome the anemia. To increase the productions of RBC, one can use the medications like vitamin B and C and Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents are used.