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dorri 03-23-2003 09:45 PM

symptoms of anemia
 
Common Symptoms of Anemia

Extreme weakness and tiredness
Confusion or loss of concentration
Shortness of breath, especially on
exertion
Rapid heartbeat, palpitations
Chest pain
Headache
Wounds that heal slowly
Dizziness or fainting
Difficulty sleeping
Pale skin colour
Pale fingernails (often with vertical lines)
Pale lips, ear lobes and mucous membranes
(draw down your lower eyelid, if
you are anemic, the mucous
membrane will often appear whitish-pink
instead of a vibrant healthy color

Some Symptoms of B-12 deficiency
Anemia may include:

Fatigue
Loss of appetite
Weight loss
Constipation
Flatulence (gas)
Depression
Confusion
Poor memory
Burning of mouth and tongue
Menstrual disturbances
Nervous system problems such as numbness,
tingling,needles and pins feeling in hands
and feet
Neuritis
Pain and stiffness in the spine
Difficulty walking
Difficulty maintaining balance
Psychological symptoms

Caution: Folic Acid may mask signs
B-12 deficiency.



[This message has been edited by dorri (edited 03-24-2003).]

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