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Anaemia

October 29, 2015

The primary function of iron in the body is for the formation of haemoglobin which carries oxygen around the body. Anaemia is basically defined as a reduction of haemoglobin. This is caused either by a lack of iron in our diet or reduced absorption of iron by our body. The most vulnerable to iron deficiency are infants, adolescents, pregnant and lactating women, vegetarian & vegans, people on diets, pre-menopausal women and people with bleeding problems. Symptoms Fatigue and lack of sta....

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Fatigue

Fatigue is commonly characterised by low energy levels and tiredness. We all experience tiredness from time to time but when it is ongoing and interferes with our normal daily activities of work, family and leisure pursuits it’s time to identify and address the cause. Symptoms Tiredness and low energy Unmotivated & lethargic Exhaustion Difficulty with concentration and memory Drowsiness Poor sleep and insomnia Depression Mood swings Sugar cravings Poor appetite Mus....

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