Dr. Suat Günsel University of Kyrenia Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Dr. Züleyha Özer stated that anemia should be examined very carefully and the cause should be determined since it is a symptom, not a disease.
Özer also stated that many patients do not realize that they are anemic, adding that one of the main causes of the disease is not getting enough vitamins and minerals required by the body as a result of a healthy and balanced diet, and not making enough blood.
What are the symptoms of anemia?
Özer, who also gave information about the symptoms of the disease, said, “The disease is palpitations, dizziness, headache, fainting, limitation of movements, dizziness, broken nails, white lines and spoon nail formation, weakness, fatigue, weakness, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, shortness of breath. , may give symptoms such as the desire to sleep, a drop in body temperature and pallor of the skin ”used expressions.
The cause and type of anemia must be determined.
Özer stated that anemia is often tried to be treated with iron and vitamin supplements as soon as it is detected, and that the types and causes of anemia are quite high, so the situation that causes anemia should be revealed first.
Özer continued his words as follows: “Apart from iron deficiency, which is a widely known cause of anemia, B12 and folic acid deficiency, rapid destruction of blood cells and malfunctioning of the bone marrow for any reason can also lead to anemia.
In anemias due to iron deficiency, especially in adult patients, endoscopic examination of the gastrointestinal system and treatment should be applied according to the pathology detected.
For anemia caused by iron and vitamin deficiencies, it is possible to treat with vitamin supplements.