How Does Anaemia Affect You?

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How Does Anaemia Affect You?

How Does Anaemia Affect You?

  • It reduces your quality of life and increases your risk of death.
  • You are always tired and have less energy to do things you enjoy.
  • Less oxygen reaches your brain, so you may not think so clearly.
  • Your body is not able to fight off infections as it should.
  • You are more likely to have heart conditions that could lead to congestive heart failure.
  • Severe anaemia in children can stop growth and can adversely affect mental development.
  • Anaemic children may have less concentration power and decreased alertness.
  • Pregnant anaemic women are at an increased risk of poor pregnancy outcomes.