article_always-anemic.jpgAccording to the US National Library of Medicine, anemia occurs when the body does not have enough red blood cells. A person’s health becomes compromised since red blood cells are responsible for providing oxygen to body tissues. Symptoms of anemia include chest pain, light-headedness, and headaches. Think you could be anemic? Check out the gallery below to learn more about this condition, though we strongly recommend seeing a doctor.

(First published in the July 2010 issue of Good Housekeeping Philippines, Good Health section as “Always Anemic;” adapted for use in Female Network; photo by rosmary via Flickr Creative Commons)

Recommended Videos
Get the latest updates from Female Network
Subscribe to our Newsletter!
Trending on Network

Latest Stories

Youtuber Viy Cortez, 24, Now Owns Multiple Businesses

"Mas gusto kong nakikita yung pera kong umiikot kesa nasa bangko lang siya."

Will You Be Receiving Your 13th Month Pay This Year?

Are you still eligible to receive the 13th month pay during the pandemic?
Load More Stories