Symptoms, conditions and causes

What's anemia and what are the symptoms of it?

Anemia means low body iron. Iron is a vital mineral that the body needs for growth and development. Sometimes eating iron-rich food is not going to remedy anemia because there may be another cause of the condition.


  • Fatigue

  • Paleness

  • Brittle nails

  • Hair loss / thinning

  • Irritation/twitching

  • Pica (when you crave dirt or clay)

  • Eating ice

  • Low endurance

  • Attention deficit disorder

  • Rapid breathing

  • Increased heart rate

  • Poor memory

  • Restless leg syndrome

  • Sensitivity to cold temperatures

Last updated: Apr 22, 2023 19:24 PM