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Anaemia


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Anaemia
   affects the   
Blood
Anaemia
   can be caused by deficiency of   
Iron
Main symptoms are weakness, easy fatigue, and irritability.
Pernicious Anaemia
   can be caused by deficiency of   
Vitamin B12
Vitamins and minerals are required to make red blood cells. In addition to iron, vitamin B12 and folate are required for the proper production of hemoglobin. Deficiency in any of these may cause anemia. This type is not strictly caused by a dietary deficiency, some people can't readily absorb B-12. The result is B-12 deficiency (pernicious anemia).
Anaemia
   can be caused by deficiency of   
Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid)
Vitamins and minerals are required to make red blood cells. In addition to iron, vitamin B12 and folate are required for the proper production of hemoglobin. Deficiency in any of these may cause anemia because of inadequate production of red blood cells.
George Whipple, George Minot and William Murphy
   won for work on   
Discoveries in Liver Therapy in Cases of Anaemia
1934






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