A condition in which the person may have lower number of red blood cells or lower concentration of hemoglobin

Signs to look out for

  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Pale skin
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Cold hands
  • Leg cramps
  • Insomnia
  • Dizziness


Anaemia can be caused by either due to deficiencies or chronic factors. Red blood cell (RBC) is the most important factor in anemia. It contains hemoglobin that helps carry oxygen throughout the body.

Tips to help manage and prevent Anaemia

  • Eat a healthy balanced diet without skipping meals
  • Ensure good intake of iron with dark green leafy vegetables, beans, lean meat etc.
  • Include Vitamin C in daily diet, it helps absorb iron and is found in citric fruits, broccoli, guava etc.
  • Avoid consuming coffee and tea with meals as it may hinder iron absorption.

Pregnant women, Teenage girls and Adult women, Children & Diabetic individuals need extra precautions as they can be at more risk of Anaemia