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Blood disorders can affect red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and blood plasma. Treatments and prognosis for blood diseases vary, depending on the blood condition and its severity. Many people have blood disorders that effect their blood. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors have an interest in blood disorders. These disorders can be life threatening while some disorders a person may remain unaware that they have one. Some blood disorders can be treated with multiple ways such as with iron pills or chemotherapy.
Blood disorders that affect red blood cells include iron-deficiency anemia, anemia of chronic disease, pernicious anemia, aplastic anemia, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, thalassemia, sickle cell anemia, polycythemia vera and malaria. The staff at have an interest in blood disorders.
Iron deficiency anemia can be caused by low iron intake. It may also be caused by blood loss from the GI tract because of ulcers or cancer. The staff at have an interest in blood disorders. Treatment includes iron pills or blood transfusions.
People with chronic kidney disease or other chronic diseases tend to develop anemia. This does not usually require treatment. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors have an interest in blood disorders. Injections of a synthetic hormone, epoetin alfa, is used to stimulate the production of blood cells or blood transfusions may be necessary in some people with this form of anemia.
Pernicious anemia is a condition that prevents the body from absorbing enough B112 in the diet. This can be caused by a weakened stomach lining or an autoimmune condition. Besides anemia, nerve damage can eventually result. The staff at have an interest in blood disorders. High does of B12 prevent long-term problems.
People that have aplastic anemia can be caused by a multiple condition such as hepatitis, Epstein-Barr, or HIV or sometimes a side effect of some drugs such as chemotherapy medications, pregnancy medications, blood transfusions and even a bone marrow transplant may be required to treat aplastic anemia.
People with the condition of autoimmune hemolytic anemia have an overactive immune system which destroys the bodyís own red blood cells, causing anemia. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors have an interest in blood disorders. Medicines that suppress the immune system, such as prednisone, may be required to stop the process.
Thalassemia is a genetic form of anemia that mostly affects people of Mediterranean heritage. Most people have no symptoms and require no treatment. Others may need regular blood transfusions to relieve anemia symptoms.
Sickle cell anemia is a genetic condition that affect mostly people whose families have come from Africa, South or Central America, the Caribbean islands, India, Saudi Arabis and Mediterranean countries that include Turkey, Greece,
Polycythemia vera is when the body produces too many blood cells, from an unknown cause. The staff at have an interest in blood disorders. The excess red blood cells usually create no problems but may cause blood clots in some people.
Malaria is a mosquitoís bite that transmits a parasite into a personís blood, where it infects red blood cells. Periodically, the red blood cells rupture, causing fever, chills, and organ damage. This blood infection is most common in parts of Africa but can also be found in other tropical and subtropical areas around the world. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors have an interest in blood disorders. People traveling to affected areas should take preventive measures.
Lymphoma is a form of blood cancer that develops in the lymph system. In lymphoma, a white blood cell become malignant, multiplying, and spreading abnormally. Hodgkinís lymphoma and non-Hodgkinís lymphoma are the two major groups of lymphomata. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors have an interest in blood disorders. Treatment with chemotherapy and/or radiation can often extend life with lymphoma and sometimes cure it.
Leukemia is a form of blood cancer where white blood cells become malignant and multiplies inside bone marrow. Leukemia may be acute or chronic. The staff at have an interest in blood disorders. A bone marrow transplant me be used to treat leukemia and maya result in a cure.
Multiple myeloma is a blood cancer in which a white blood cell called a plasma cell become malignant. The plasma cells multiply and release damaging substances that eventually cause organ damage. The staff at have an interest in blood disorders. Multiple myeloma has no cure, but stem cell transplant and/or chemotherapy can allow many people to live for years with the condition.
Myelodysplastic syndrome is a family of blood cancers that affect the bone marrow. Myelodysplastic syndrome often progresses very slowly but may suddenly transform into a sever leukemia. Treatments may include blood transfusion, chemotherapy, and stem cell transplant.
Blood disorder affecting platelets include Thrombocytopenia which is a low number of platelets in the blood; numerous conditions cause thrombocytopenia, but most do not result in abnormal bleeding.
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is a condition causing a persistently low number of platelets in the blood due to an unknow cause; usually, there are no symptoms, yet abnormal bruising, small red spots on the skin or abnormal bleeding can result.
Heparin induced thrombocytopenia is low platelet count caused by a reaction to heparin which is a blood thinner given to many hospitalized people to prevent blood clots.
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura is a rare blood disorder causing small blood clots to form.
Essential thrombocytosis also known as primary thrombocythemia is when the body produces too many platelets due to unknown causes. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors have an interest in blood disorders. When this occurs, the platelets do not work properly resulting in excessive clotting, bleeding, or both.
Hemophilia is a genetic deficiency of certain proteins that help blood to clot. There are many forms of hemophilia ranging in severity from mild to life-threatening.
Von Willebrand disease is the lack of a protein that helps blood to clot. The condition is inherited but most people with von Willebrand disease have not symptoms and do not know they have it.