Anaemia

Anaemia When people think of anaemia, they usually think of low iron and that is indeed the main form of anaemia. But it is not the only one. You can be anaemic because of low iron, low folate (folic acid), low B12 and other forms such as as pernicious anaemia (a lack of intrinsic factor), …

Which Is Worst Sign Of #Coeliac Damage: Diarrhoea or Anaemia?

Most people would think that continued diarrhoea is a sign that their coeliac disease is causing damage still. It is, but actually researchers believe that people who present with anaemia are the ones with the most villi damage and worst coeliac disease. In a recent study, researchers concluded: Anemic patients were more than 2-fold more …

Folate/Folic Acid

Stunning statistics released recently suggest folate deficiency is staggeringly common: …up to 60% of children (age 11-18), 56% of adults up to the age of 64 and 36% of adults over 65 were in the risk group for folate insufficiency. Even more concerning, out of all women in child-bearing age, a staggering 75% had inadequate folate …