Facts About Some Major Blood Disorders

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Blood is a major composite of a human body. It regulates oxygen, iron content and has an ability to form a clot. There are some conditions that can disrupt the proper functioning of blood making a person suffering from chronic illness and fatal ailments. If you have any trouble regarding blood’s composition, clotting, lack of blood level in a body consult the best hematologist 

Usually, people fail to distinguish between various blood disorders. This piece of writing will hopefully clarify your thoughts regarding various blood disorders. We are about to mention some facts about blood disorders that will help you understand blood disorders better.

Haemophilia (Distorted Clotting)

One of the extraordinary roles of platelets present in the blood is to form clots; which prevent excess bleeding and heal injuries. Haemophilia is a genetic disorder. This condition disrupts the clotting mechanism of blood due which excessive bleeding, joint problems, and acute internal bruising can occur. Moreover, because of this fatal disorder even after minor injury blood doesn’t clot. This can make it difficult for the blood vessels to seal off.

Thalassemia (Blood deficiency)

It’s a rare disorder affecting a drastic number of infants. This condition restricts the production of hemoglobin and it decreases to such a level that makes a person extremely anemic. This treatment requires a frequent blood transfusion which makes it quite difficult for an average person to afford it. Consult a hematologist to get a better insight into it.

Deep Vein Thrombosis (Large clots)

At times blood clot can become large enough to block a blood vessel. Deep Vein thrombosis occurs when a blood clot emerges in the large veins of the Upper thighs. It can become life-threatening if not treated immediately.  If a clot breaks it can flow through the bloodstream, after passing from the heart it can be stuck in the arteries of the lungs causing a pulmonary embolism. Consult Pulmonologist, If you find any trouble with your lungs.

Hemochromatosis (Iron Overload)

It’s one of the most common genetic blood disorders in which the body tends to absorb and store excess iron from the food. Due to this chronic illness liver can get greatly damaged, however, some other severe consequences of it include Palpitation, Diabetes and in some cases even heart failure.

All of the above-mentioned blood disorders require a complete analysis of a hematologist as they can result in life-threatening situations. So don’t delay to get an appointment as soon as possible.

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Amina Hameed
Amina is an MBA from Lahore school of economics who had also been a Former Cultural ambassador of Pakistan (USEFP). Amina writes to throw a light on the importance of healthcare system in Pakistan. She is indeed a passionate writer when comes to health, fitness and lifestyle.

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