Top Thalassemia FAQs That Every Person Should Know


Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder where the body is unable to manufacture the normal amounts of hemoglobin, a protein integral to the red blood cells, which is responsible for absorbing oxygen and delivering it to the different part of the body. Due to the inadequate hemoglobin production, the red blood cells have an impaired function and shorter life. The reduction of oxygen delivery usually makes the person feel weak, tired, and short of breath; this condition is called anemia. Depending on its severity, patients, usually children, may experience slow…

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