Anaemia
 
IRON Deficiency Anaemia is a common type of anaemia in women of child-bearing age due to absolute or relatie deficiency of iron.
 
SYMPTOMS
  • Easy, fatigue, breathlessness on exertion, giddiness, dimness of vision, pallor of the skin and mucous membranes, anorexia, tingling sensation, palpitation, oedema of the ankles, dilatation of the heart, heart murmur, etc.
  • Stomatitis
  • Glossitis with a sore red tongue.
  • Brittle, dry spoon-shapped nails.
  • Pale, scanty menstruation.
  • Dysphagia, hypochlorhydia and numbness may be present.
 
PROGNOSIS
If untreated, the condition runs a prolonged and progressive course. Prognosis as regards lifeis not serious. But if left untreated, may lead to a lowered esistance against infection.
 
TREATMENT
Moderate activities considering the capacity of the patient and the degree of anaemia are to be advised. A well-balanced iron-rich diet is to be prescribed to meet the iron needs of the patient as and when necessary.
This acts as a precautionary measure against infection.
Ferrum phosphoricum china, Arsenicalba, Lecithin and Avena are all dependable medicines.