Treat anemia quickly

Treat anemia quickly

Anemia or anemia (lack of iron in the blood) is one of the health problems that affect many people, whether they are old or young, men and women, and anemia can be treated quickly with medicines and in natural ways represented by certain drinks and foods that treat anemia, which we will explain to you in this article.

All anemia medications are available in Adam's Pharmacy. You can order them online from any of the pharmacy branches.

What is anemia and what are its causes?

Anemia is defined as a decrease in one or more red blood cell counts, which includes the following:

  • primary oxygen-carrying hemoglobin in the blood.
  • Hematocrit or the percentage of the volume of red blood cells to the total volume of blood.
  • The number of red blood cells present in a given volume of blood.


An individual suffers from anemia as a result of several different reasons, and these reasons depend on the type of anemia, as there are many types of anemia, including: 

  • iron deficiency anemia, anemia in pregnant women, anemia due to medications, and anemia caused by Vitamin deficiency, chronic anemia, bone marrow-related anemia, hemolytic anemia, sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, and anemia due to malaria.
  • The causes of iron deficiency anemia are due to the body’s marrow needing a large proportion of the iron needed to produce hemoglobin in the amount necessary for the formation of red blood cells, and if the percentage is less than the normal rate, this causes anemia.
  • Pregnant women are at risk of developing anemia, which results in the event that a pregnant woman does not take the proper food and nutritional supplements that she needs during pregnancy.
  • It is caused by taking some cancer drugs and taking a lot of painkillers.
  • Chronic anemia caused by cancer, immunodeficiency diseases and rheumatoid arthritis is one of the main causes of anemia.

Symptoms of anemia 

Before I present to you the methods and recipes for treating anemia, we must learn together about the symptoms and complications of anemia.

The appearance of symptoms of anemia depends on the severity of the patient's condition, the progression of the disease, and the patient's need for oxygen.

Symptoms of anemia usually appear if the progression of the disease is very rapid, but if its progression is slow, it is possible that no symptoms appear; Because the body got used to the new situation.

Of course, the symptoms of anemia vary according to each case, but they often include the following:


  • Feeling tired from the slightest effort.
  • pallor of the skin;
  • fast and irregular heartbeat
  • hard breathing.
  • Chest pain and dizziness may occur.
  • Cold hands and feet.
  • Headache;

Treat anemia quickly

If the source of iron deficiency is a specific disease and this disease is not genetic, iron supplementation will not solve the problem.

 Where the disease itself must be treated simultaneously with a diet rich in iron and work to improve its absorption by the body, and after a while the iron status must be checked again.

For this purpose, concentrated food or medicinal plants that contain high amounts of iron can be used.

An appropriate nutritional plan for people with anemia includes eating sources of iron and other vitamins necessary for the formation of hemoglobin and red blood cells.

In addition to foods that help the body absorb iron better and foods that are beneficial for anemia:

Iron-rich foods: Iron-rich foods include beef and other meats, beans, lentils, iron-fortified breakfast cereals, dark green leafy vegetables, and dried fruits. 

  • Foods rich in vitamin C: Foods rich in vitamin C help increase the body's absorption of iron, and these foods include: citrus fruits and their juices, peppers, broccoli, tomatoes, watermelon and strawberries.
  • Food rich in folic acid: Among the foods rich in folic acid or what is known as folic acid; Dark green leafy vegetables, including spinach, are rich in iron, and legumes such as lentils should be eaten.
  • Foods rich in vitamin B12: Among the foods rich in vitamin B12 are meat, poultry, eggs, fish, shellfish, eggs, cereals, some fortified breakfast cereals, and some yeast. 

Natural recipes for the treatment of anemia

A recipe for beet and apple juice for the treatment of anemia

A fruit of beets is boiled in water until full maturity and then placed in a blender with apple juice, and it is drunk after filtering twice a day with a spoon of bee honey.

Beets are known to be one of the most natural remedies for anemia.

Parsley recipe to treat anemia

A quantity of parsley is boiled and then filtered with a spoonful of honey.

The drink is taken two to three times a day for best results, and parsley helps the body absorb iron quickly, thus increasing hemoglobin in the blood and treating anemia.

Dates recipe to treat anemia

Put two dates in a glass of water or a glass of milk and leave it overnight.

The next morning on an empty stomach, dates and milk are eaten, or the mixture is mixed in an electric blender and eaten on an empty stomach.

Repeat the recipe 3 times a week to get satisfactory results.


Mix two tablespoons of blackstrap molasses with one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar.

Add the mixture to a glass of water and take it twice a day to treat anemia and increase the level of hemoglobin in the blood.

You can add a tablespoon of blackstrap molasses to a cup of hot milk and drink it twice a day.

Thus, we have provided you with some foods and recipes that help treat anemia quickly, and you can also seek advice from a clinical pharmacist specialized in Adam's Pharmacy to prescribe the appropriate medication for your condition.


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