Anemia (hematic insufficiency is the lack of oxygenated blood in the body)
The symptoms are:
ü Paleness of the skin
ü Paleness of the eyelids
ü Paleness of the lips
ü Paleness of the fingernails
ü Spoon-shaped fingernails due to lack of iron
ü Paleness of the gums
ü Brittle hair
ü Increased respiration
Causes: Anemia is caused by a lack of oxygen in the blood. The main cause is a lack of iron (main component of hemoglobin) in the blood. A shortage of proteins, folic acid, Vitamin B6, B12 & C is other causes of anemia.
A balanced diet, eating healthy food especially those that contain a high amount of iron. Some recommendations: Lentil soup, spinach, egg yolks, dried prunes, broccoli, turnips and whole grains.
Warning! If the anemic condition persists, especially in the case of pregnant women, consult your physician.