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Coping with Lupus: Fact #19 – Common lupus blood disorders – anemia, thrombocytopenia and more by Lupus Adventurer Posted Sat 19 May 2012 2:59pm Coping with Lupus: Blood disorders such as anemia (too few red blood cells) are common in lupus, and can greatly affect the health of lupus patients.  A few blood related (hematological) conditions really matter in lupus.  Blood related issues are usually treated by hematologists, the specialists who know the most about helping patients with ... Read on »
What is Aplastic Anemia? by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 20 Feb 2010 8:41pm Aplastic Anemia is a rare but serious condition in which your body stops producing enough new blood cells.  It is most common in young people but it can develop at any age. The disease can have a sudden onset or progress slowly and develop symptoms over a period of weeks or months.   It can be either acute or chronic, but without treatment the ... Read on »
Reiki And Anemia by Shilah C. Azib Posted Mon 06 Sep 2010 11:09pm Reiki is another form of alternative medicine. Although it can cure certain illnesses, one that has never been thoroughly studied in humans is anemia. Anemia is a common blood disorder and this happens when the person’s red blood cells are below normal. This often leads to other health problems like fatigue and stress that affec ... Read on »
PET SITTERS, ANEMIA, AND "DUE DATE".... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 31 Oct 2010 12:00am As we move into November, many of you who leave food and water bowls outdoors for your pets will be bringing the containers inside for the winter.  This would be a good time to follow some great advice from the Center for Veterinary Medicine at the Food & Drug Administration.  Here is their advice You may think of your dogs or cats as fam ... Read on »
Warning labels on three anemia d ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:22pm Warning labels on three anemia drugs used by one million Americans undergoing chemotherapy or who have kidney failure have been strengthened to alert users about increased risk of heart attack, stroke, a worsening of their condition, and even death, said the manufacturers, Amgen and Johnson & Johnson earlier this week. The decision, which ha ... Read on »
Stem cell transplantation for Fanconi's Anemia by Mark Levin Posted Fri 26 Mar 2010 2:03pm Fanconi anemia, or FA, is a rare, inherited blood disorder that leads to bone marrow failure. A variety of supportive treatments is available but stem cell transplantation is the only curative option (gene transfer therapies are still experimental).  The two year survival rate is around 70%. Alternative conditioning regimens using fludarabin ... Read on »
Neupogen in Aplastic Anemia by Mark Levin Posted Thu 21 Jul 2011 1:58pm Aplastic anemia frequently presents with pancytopenia, cinluding severe neutropenia and ti is tempting to use G-CSF to attempt tor aise white counts. However, there are only observatonsal and restrospective studies supporting this practice. There are also reports of acute leukemia, especially with the monosmy 7, developing after G-CSF use in ... Read on »
Signs & Symptoms of Anemia by Be Well Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common signs and symptoms of Anemia: Anemia Breathing difficulty Brittle nails Concave nails Difficulty standing Difficulty swallowing Dizziness Enlarged spleen Fatigue Husky voice Increased heart rate Jaundice Low blood pressure Low iron Paleness Pallor Poor appetite ... Read on »
Tests & Diagnostics for Anemia by Docs Orders Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common tests and diagnostics for Anemia: Adrenal Function Anemia Blood Count Bone Marrow Test Calcium Deficiency Complete Blood Count Fatigue Related HIV Thyroid Function TSH Of course, these are just some of the common tests and diagnostics for Anemia. You can connect with e ... Read on »
Are B12 injections necessary for pernicious anemia? by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 5 Comments Most people with pernicious anemia can a cured by taking a 1000 microgram pill of vitamin B12 once a day; they usually do not need to take injections. Pernicious anemia is due to lack of vitamin B12 which results in progressive nerve damage that causes forgetfulness, loss of ability to concentrate and abnormal nerve sensations such as burning, ... Read on »