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Clinical Efficacy of Hibiscus in Improving Iron Status in Patients with Anemia

Anemia, defined as a hemoglobin (Hb) serum concentration of <11.0 g/dL at sea level, is usually caused by low intake and absorption of dietary iron. Anemia currently affects roughly 67.6% of the population in Africa, many of whom are concurrently exposed to malaria. 772 kata lagi


Battling Anemia

Until recently I never fully aware how crucial our diet is regarding our health. In the back of my mind I the saying “you are what you eat” was true, but I never realized the actual importance of eating a healthy diet. 531 kata lagi


A Bittersweet Weekend

It’s been a busy and bittersweet weekend.

Friday I traveled back to my home state to visit my kids for Homecoming. I also said, “See you later” to My Girl, and I have no idea when later will be. 887 kata lagi


Is iron therapy contraindicated in my patient with active infection?

In the absence of randomized-controlled trials of iron therapy in patients with active infection, the harmful effects of iron therapy (IT) in this setting remains more theoretical than proven. 398 kata lagi

Pernicious Anemia

So I didn’t know this before, so I figured I’ll write about it. I think most of us know what Iron Deficiency is, since anyone who has had a baby for SURE knows that they need to take iron from their doctor and that its dangerous to be low iron. 524 kata lagi


Scary Health Stuff: A Personal Update

Health struggles can really get you down. Here’s what I’ve been going through lately, and how I’m trying to handle it. This is a post for friends and family wondering what it is exactly that I am going through.  736 kata lagi


Feeling Fatigued? 5 Common Causes

When you’ve got a busy schedule, the last thing you want to be feeling is fatigued. Perhaps you have a full-time job and a family to look after. 538 kata lagi