Anemia in children
The lack of iron in the blood appears to be the main cause of anemia in infants and children
Hemoglobin is a very important protein in our body as this is what carries oxygen to function well all body tissues.
When the amount of hemoglobin presents failure and lower than expected in a normal blood test, because surely there is anemia.
Anemia is one of the most repeated concerns mothers, and actually has to worry as this is not as simple as that.
It’s unbelievable but more than 50% of children fewer than 3 years often suffer from this disease and the causes are various.
One the main one being that may be lacking iron in the diet, that is surely not eating specific foods and nutrients.
It can also occur from diseases that end up causing parasitic diseases such as intestinal or urinary tract infection, tuberculosis, tumors, leukemia and others.
One problem is the consumption of too much milk, there are children who do not eat and just want her milk.
In cases where children under one year to take whole cow’s milk or other animals. Even by the consumption of some antibiotics can occur so it is always advisable to consult either when the child needs to take them.
Anemia can also be a deficiency in vitamin B12 produces missing several drawbacks.