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Signs Of Blood Shortage In The Body And 5 Natural Drinks To Take To Increase Your Blood Count

Because a low red blood cell count decreases oxygen delivery to every tissue in the body, anemia can cause a variety of signs and symptoms. It can also worsen the symptoms of almost any other underlying medical condition. If anemia is mild, it may not cause any symptoms. If anemia is slowly ongoing (chronic), the body may adapt and compensate for the change; in this case there may not be any symptoms until the anemia becomes more severe.

You should note that in the initial stages, anemia is so mild that one may not even notice any of these symptoms, but over a period of time, the symptoms intensify as the anemia worsens.

This is why it’s so important to undergo regular health checkups, to know if you have any type of anemia or risks of anemia due to low hemoglobin/iron or vitamin deficiency, etc. so that it can be corrected at the right time before it progresses into something severe.

In this article, I will be showing you some signs that indicate you have blood shortage in your body and natural Drinks to increase your blood count

1. Shortness of breath.

when you experience shortness of breath, it maybe as a result of low blood count and since the lung is responsible for breathing in oxygen to the body, the shortage of oxygen-rich blood, tends to stress the lungs, thus leading to shortness of breath.

2.Chest pain.

If you are experiencing chest pain, you should go see a doctor so as to know the actual cause. This maybe a sign of blood shortage in the body because Lack of oxygen-rich red blood cells in the body tends to pressurize the heart, thus making it to beat faster, which may lead to chest pain.

3. Cold hands and feet.

If you experience this sign you should see a doctor because it is a common sign of anaemia and should never be neglected.

4. Dizziness.

Lack enough red blood cells in the body will make you feel dizzy because it impairs the transportation of oxygen to the body organs. This may cause a person to feel dizzy and lightheaded.

5. Headache

When you experience headache mostly, it maybe because of A reduction in the number of red blood cells that causes reduction of oxygen supply to the body organs, including the brain, which in turn leads to headache.

6. Pale or yellowish skin.

When you experience your skin turning pale or yellowish it means there is shortage of haemoglobin and oxygen in the body because the hemoglobin in the red blood cells assists in the transportation of oxygen. There You should see a doctor whenever you notice discoloration in your skin because it’s a common symptom of lack of blood.

Below are some healthy natural drinks you should take if you’re suffering from lack of blood to replenish your blood count.

1. Citrus juice.

The rich vitamin C content in citrus fruits places them among the best fruits for those who are suffering from low blood count. This is because the presence of vitamin C in the body helps to improve iron absorption, thus combating anemia.

2. Beetroot juice.

Beetroot is known to be very effective in fighting anemia. It shows effective results from second week. It is a vegetable that is filled with iron content. It will help in repairing and reactivating your red blood cells. Once the red blood cells are activated, the supply of oxygen to all parts of the body increases. Adding beet-root in any form in your daily diet will help to easily fight anemia.

3. Strawberry smoothie.

Regular intake of strawberries is advisable if you’re suffering from anemia because it helps to improve your condition. Strawberry smoothie is prepared by washing and blending the fruits.

4. Kale smoothie.

Blending kale and drinking the smoothie helps to increase iron levels in the body, which helps to prevent anemia.

5. Guava smoothie.

Guava is an excellent source of vitamin A, fiber, potassium and vitamin C, which are no doubt very good for anemia patients. One healthy way of consuming guava is by blending them into a natural drink.

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