Question: What is the main cause of anemia?

What causes anemia? The most common cause of anemia is low levels of iron in the body. This type of anemia is called iron-deficiency anemia. Your body needs a certain amount of iron to make hemoglobin, the substance that moves oxygen throughout your body.

What causes a person to become anemic?

Anemia occurs when your blood doesnt have enough red blood cells. This can happen if: Your body doesnt make enough red blood cells. Bleeding causes you to lose red blood cells more quickly than they can be replaced.

Does lack of sleep cause anemia?

The result showed that short sleep time could lead to low hemoglobin concentration, and disturbed sleep also increased the risk of anemia25. It is limited on the association between night sleep duration and risk for anemia in the general population.

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