Symptoms of Nutritional Anemia
by Michael Jubinville, MPH
Anemia symptoms are caused by lowered amounts of oxygen reaching your muscles, heart, and brain. They won't work as well as they should. Your heart and lungs must work harder to deliver oxygen to your body.
Some people, mainly in mild cases, don't have symptoms. In those that have them, anemia may cause:
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Last reviewed September 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Marcin Chwistek, MD
Last Updated: 10/15/2018
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