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Iron deficiency anemia(ida)

Iron deficiency anemia(ida)

Last Reviewed : 12/24/2020
Iron deficiency anemia(ida)

Iron-deficiency anemia, also spelled iron deficiency anaemia, is anemia caused by not enough iron. Anemia is defined as a decrease in the amount of red blood cells (RBCs) or hemoglobin in the blood. When anemia comes on slowly, the symptoms are often vague and may include feeling tired, weakness, shortness of breath or poor ability to exercise. Anemia that comes on quickly often has greater symptoms which may include: confusion, feeling like one is going to pass out, and increased thirst. There needs to be significant anemia before a person becomes noticeably pale. There may be additional symptoms depending on the underlying cause.

It is caused by insufficient dietary intake and absorption of iron, or iron loss from bleeding. Bleeding can be from a range of sources such as the intestinal, uterine or urinary tract. The most common cause of iron-deficiency anemia in children in developing countriesis parasitic worms. Worms cause intestinal bleeding, which is not always noticeable in feces, and is especially damaging to children. Malaria, hookworms and vitamin A deficiency contribute to anemia during pregnancy in most underdeveloped countries. In women over 50 years old, the most common cause of iron-deficiency anemia is chronic gastrointestinal bleeding from nonparasitic causes, such as gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers or gastrointestinal cancer.

Iron deficiency causes approximately half of all anemia cases worldwide, and affects women more often than men. Iron-deficiency anemia affected 1.2 billion people in 2013. In 2013 anemia due to iron deficiency resulted in about 183,000 deaths – down from 213,000 deaths in 1990.

 

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Basic information:

http://www.healthline.com/health/iron-deficiency-anemia health line iron deficiency anemia

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000584.htm medline plus iron deficiency anemia

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/iron-deficiency-anemia/basics/definition/con-20019327 mayo clinic iron deficiency anemia

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/anaemia-iron-deficiency-/pages/introduction.aspx nhs uk iron deficiency anemia

http://www.hematology.org/patients/anemia/iron-deficiency.aspx hematology american society of hematology iron deficiency anemia

http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/hematology-and-oncology/anemias-caused-by-deficient-erythropoiesis/iron-deficiency-anemia merck manuals(professional version) iron deficiency anemia

http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/iron-deficiency-anemia-topic-overview web md iron deficiency anemia

http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/ida.html kids health iron deficiency anemia

http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4047 medicine net.com iron deficiency anemia

http://www.everydayhealth.com/iron-deficiency-anemia/guide/ everyday health what is iron deficiency anemia?

http://www.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/iron-deficiency-anemia/overview.html newyork iron deficiency anemia

http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/hic_anemia clevland clinic iron deficiency anemia

http://bodyandhealth.canada.com/condition/getcondition/iron-deficiency-anemia canada.com iron deficiency anemia

 

Advanced information:

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/202333-overview medscape iron deficiency anemia

http://patient.info/health/iron-deficiency-anaemia-leaflet patient iron deficiency anemia

http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/en/ida_assessment_prevention_control.pdf who iron deficiency anaemia assessment, prevention, and control a guide for programme managers

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0301/p671.html iron deficiency anemia shersten killip, m.d., m.p.h., john m. Bennett, m.d., m.p.h., and mara d. Chambers, m.d., university of kentucky, lexington, kentucky am fam physician. 2007 mar 1;75(5):671-678

http://www.bsg.org.uk/pdf_word_docs/iron_def.pdf british society of gastroenterology guidelines for the management of iron deficiency anaemia by a f goddard, mw james, a s mcintyre and bb scott on behalf of the bsg

http://chemocare.com/chemotherapy/side-effects/iron-deficiency-anemia.aspx chemo care iron deficiency anemia

https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00051880.htm cdc recommendations to prevent and control iron deficiency in the united states

http://www.fpnotebook.com/hemeonc/anemia/irndfcncyanm.htm family practise note book iron deficiency anemia

http://www.uptodate.com/contents/treatment-of-iron-deficiency-anemia-in-adults upto date treatment of iron deficiency anemia in adults

http://www.dermnetnz.org/systemic/iron-deficiency.html dermnet nz iron deficiency

http://www.britannica.com/science/iron-deficiency-anemia britannica iron deficiency anemia

 

Research:

Adeyemo ta, adeyemo wl, adediran a, akinbami aa, akanmu as. Orofacial manifestations of hematological disorders: anemia and hemostatic disorders. Indian j dent res [serial online] 2011 [cited 2016 jun 14];22:454-61. Available from: http://www.ijdr.in/text.asp?2011/22/3/454/87070

http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/6/9/3587/htm obesity as an emerging risk factor for iron deficiency by elmar aigner et al., nutrients 2014, 6(9), 3587-3600; doi:10.3390/nu6093587

http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fnhum.2013.00585/full review article:front. Hum. Neurosci., 23 september 2013 | http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2013.00585 perinatal iron deficiency and neurocognitive development by emily c. Radlowski and rodney w. Johnson

http://scielo.isciii.es/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=s0212-16112014000600004&lng=en&tlng=en nutr. Hosp. Vol.29 n.6 jun. 2014 http://dx.doi.org/10.3305/nh.2014.29.6.7245 revisión:iron deficiency anemia in adolescents; a literature review by romilda castro de andrade cairo, md, msc et al.,

http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fphar.2014.00083/full review article:front. Pharmacol., 23 april 2014 | http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2014.00083 iron deficiency in the elderly population, revisited in the hepcidin era by fabiana busti et al.,

http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/6/9/3747/htm dietary determinants of and possible solutions to iron deficiency for young women living in industrialized countries: a review by kathryn l. Beck et al., nutrients 2014, 6(9), 3747-3776; doi:10.3390/nu6093747

http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/6/12/5915/htm the impact of anemia on child mortality: an updated review by samuel p. Scott et al., nutrients 2014, 6(12), 5915-5932; doi:10.3390/nu6125915

http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/7/5/3847/htm multiple-micronutrient fortified non-dairy beverage interventions reduce the risk of anemia and iron deficiency in school-aged children in low-middle income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis by grant j. Aaron et al., nutrients 2015, 7(5), 3847-3868; doi:10.3390/nu7053847

http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/7/4/2324/htm chronic iron deficiency as an emerging risk factor for osteoporosis: a hypothesis by laura toxqui and m. Pilar vaquero nutrients 2015, 7(4), 2324-2344; doi:10.3390/nu7042324

http://bmcpediatr.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2431-12-99 benefits of iron supplementation for low birth weight infants: a systematic review by hui long et al., bmc pediatricsbmc series ¿ open, inclusive and trusted201212:99 doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-12-99

http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2458-11-s3-s21 effect of routine iron supplementation with or without folic acid on anemia during pregnancy by mohammad yawar yakoob and zulfiqar a bhutta bmc public health201111(suppl 3):s21 doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-s3-s21

 

Other articles:

http://veterinarymedicine.dvm360.com/managing-iron-deficiency-anemia dvm 360 managing iron deficiency anemia

http://www.petmd.com/dog/conditions/cardiovascular/c_multi_anemia_iron_deficiency pet md anemia due to iron deficiency in dogs

http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/circulatory_system/anemia/nutritional_deficiencies.html merck vet manual nutritional deficiencies

 

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