Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
   
Ask the Experts About

Fatigue and AnemiaFatigue and Anemia
          
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


how do i know if i have amemia??
Sep 18, 2005

I have hypothyroidism but lately i have been tired and tired all the time and for some reason i get dizzy if i stand up to fast and it happens alot.

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi, Anemia is easily diagnosed with a simple blood test called a hemoglobin level. If your level is less than 14 g/dL for men or 12 g/dL for women, you are anemic. You may qualify for free anemia screening at home with the new Anemia Pro Self-Screening Kit. Call 1-888-506-9696 or go to www.anemiapro.com to see if you qualify to receive a free kit. Other causes for your fatigue and dizziness should also be evaluated by your HIV specialist. He'll need to check your thyroid studies and also your blood pressure for starters. Good luck! Dr. Bob


Previous
To be called '' the dog's bollocks'', Dr. Bob is not an insult but rather a complement
Next
Tinnitus & HIV

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


 
Advertisement




Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement