The symptoms include easy fatigue and loss of energy, unusually rapid heartbeat, particularly with exercise, shortness of breath and headache, particularly with exercise, difficulty concentrating, dizziness, pale skin, leg cramps and insomnia. 

Tests to diagnose: 

Physical examination and complete blood count is done to check for Anaemia. 


The treatments include dietary changes and supplements, intake of iron, folic acid, vitamin C2, vitamin B12, man-made version of erythropoietin, Chelation (ke-LAY-shun) therapy for lead poisoning, Hormones to treat heavy menstrual bleeding in teenaged and adult women, Antibiotics to treat infections, blood transfusion and blood and marrow stem cell transplant.

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