That lethargic and weak feeling we usually get is often ignored because we keep confusing it with our monotonous life cycle or a seasonal change that is affecting your immunity. Well, you should not always take it lightly as these prolonged symptoms can often be an indicator of an underlying disease like Anaemia.
Anaemia is a medical condition which results due to the lack of healthy blood cells in the body. Moreover, It is reported as a low haemoglobin count in the blood. Haemoglobin being the primary protein in red blood cells is responsible to carry oxygen to different parts of our body through the bloodstream. Therefore, haemoglobin deficiency means that your blood cannot supply a sufficient quantity of oxygen to all the organs. Consequently, our organs stop functioning appropriately. This may eventually lead to anaemia.
There are various medical remedies to treat and cure anaemia, but there are some home remedies that have magical results. If you are feeling curious and want to know more about home remedies for anaemia, keep read.
What Are The Symptom Of Anaemia?
In most of the cases, anaemia symptoms are often left unnoticed or confused with some other disease. Which can be difficult to deal with if it worsens.
Some of the anaemia symptoms include:
- Fatigue or excessive weakness
- Pale skin
- Hair fall
- Deteriorating stamina
- Shortness of breath
- Under-eye bags or swelling around the eyes
- lack of interest in eating
Effective Home Remedies To Treat Anaemia?
Home remedies are always the best option to try first before opting for any other medical treatment. To start, here are some simple and effective home remedies that can pump your iron stores and trigger your energy and stamina.
1. Moringa Leaves For Anaemia Treatment
It is said that moringa leaves are imbued with a great amount of iron, vitamins A, C and magnesium which are great to improve the haemoglobin level and red blood cells count. To use moringa leaves/powder, add a teaspoon of this powder to jaggery powder and blend well.
Another ingredient that is loaded with rich arrays of iron, copper, phosphorus, magnesium and vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12 and C is beetroot. The amount of nutrients that are found in beetroots promotes the production of red blood cells in the body and improve the haemoglobin level as well.
3. Dates And Raisins
Dates and raisins are a great combination or dry fruits which comes with excess benefits of iron, magnesium, copper, and vitamins A and C.
If we add these to our meals, it will help our immune system to promote iron absorption. Take 3-5 dates and a tablespoon of raisins as a snack or with your breakfast for instant energy.
4. Leafy Greens
These leafy greens are naturally full of vitamins and minerals such as folate and iron, which not only treats anaemia and iron deficiency but can also be a great source of nutrition.
5. Fortified foods
Fortified means having those properties that work a defence mechanism against viruses. so, there are many foods that are fortified with iron.
The foods that can be fortifiers are listed here:
- Fortified orange juice
- Ready-to-eat cereals
- Fortified pasta
- Foods made from fortified cornmeal
- Fortified white rice
Get Connected Online With A Haematologist
In your normal routine, if you are feeling lethargy, lazy, fatigued or stressed, it is not always because of the hectic routine that we have. These can sometimes be a sign of an underlying issue which can be diagnosed if you decide to visit a doctor. Mostly, these symptoms indicate anaemia. According to health specialists, there is no single food that will cure anaemia, you will need to improve your overall diet. If you are confused about how to improve your diet or even if the diet did not improve your anaemia, consult a doctor asap!
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