Thursday, December 26, 2013

Causes of Iron Deficiency Anemia

Iron Deficiency Anemia

This is a condition when the loss of iron or the physiological demand for iron is more than the intake or absorption. In Iron deficiency anemia, the red blood cells become small and hypo chromatic. The major causes of Iron deficiency anemia are the followings:
Iron Deficiency Anemia

Blood loss:

1.       Gastriris
2.       Peptic Ulceration
3.       Gastric malignancy
4.       Carcinoma colon
5.       Inflammatory bowel disease
6.       Diverticulitis
7.       Polyps
8.       Hook worm infestation
9.       Schistosomiasis
10.   Chronic use of NSAIDs or Aspirin

11.   Excessive Menstrual blood loss

Malabsorption:

1.       Hypochlorhydria  (Decreased gastric acid secretion); Gastric acid is essential for iron absorption. Because this helps to convert the ferric iron into ferus form. And only ferus form can be absorbed.
2.       Some drugs ; such as proton pump inhibitor.
3.       Previous gastric surgery
4.       Coeliac disease

Increased physiological demand:

1.       During the time of rapid growth such as infancy and puberty
2.       Breast feeding

3.       In pregnancy

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