Blood and Immunity

7 Signs of Low Iron Levels in the Blood

Iron is an essential mineral that is needed by the human body. It has to be sourced on a continuous basis and since the body cannot produce iron, it has to acquire iron from food. One of the most important roles of iron is that it partly makes up hemoglobin, a protein found in red blood cells. Hemoglobin is necessary to >> Read More ...

6 Signs of Lupus (SLE) and Ways to Spot It

There are many types of diseases that are caused by the immune system malfunctioning. Some are mild like in allergies where the immune system is hypersenstive (although some allergic reactions can be deadly) while others are more serious. Among the latter, lupus is often dreaded because it is serious and can be severe. >> Read More ...

How to Stop Bleeding from Cuts and Wounds

Whether it is a fall, slip of a knife or a paper cut, we all occasionally injure ourselves to a point that leads to bleeding. In most instances these minor cuts (lacerations)are not serious. Bleeding can be stopped quickly. Infections do not tend to set in with proper wound care. Apart from the pain that lasts for a few >> Read More ...
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