World Thalassemia Day World thalassemia day on 8th of May was established by the world health organization, it is observed every year to increase the awareness among the public about the disease, prevention and measures to avoid its transmission. Around 3.4% of the people are the carrier of the thalassemia and around 7000 to 10,000 children are born with thalassemia Read More …
Thalassemia Prevention – It is not prevented but talking with a genetic counsellor for guidance may be helpful..
Thalassemia Treatment Using Home Remedies, Yoga, And Diet – Foods to be taken Foods to be avoided: Eat plenty of foods that contain calcium. This is extremely important for keeping the bones strong and healthy. Dairy products are a good source of calcium. An added benefit is that dairy products reduce the body ability to absorb iron. Vitamin D is needed so that the body can absorb calcium. Vitamin D is contained in eggs, dairy products and fish. Watermelon, Spinach, Apricots, Leafy greens, Asparagus, Potatoes, Dates, Raisins, Broccoli, Beans, Peas, Dried beans, Legumes,
Thalassemia Symptoms – Weakness, Fatigue, Shortness of breath, Pale appearance, Slow growth, Dark urine. Thalassemia Causes – Mutations in the DNA of cells that make haemoglobin. They are passed from parent to children..
Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by less haemoglobin and fewer red blood cells in your body than normal..