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6 signs you will notice when your blood levels is low & foods to consume regularly to help boost it.

When your hemoglobin, that is the protein in the red blood cells is low, your blood level will also be low. When this happens, oxygen will not be circulated properly to your body organs. People with low blood levels always experience different signs like coldness of the hands and feet, heart palpitations, diziness, shortness of breath and many more. I will go detailed on the signs you will notice when your blood levels is low.


Below are the signs you will notice.


1. Heart palpitations.

This is a key sign your body will show when your blood levels is low. Heart palpitations or irregular beat occurs because there is a low oxygen circulation to the heart.


2. Getting tired frequently.

When your blood levels is low, a lower amount of oxygen will be transferred to your body organs, tissues and muscles. When this happens, you will tend to get tired due to low energy levels.


3. Paleness.

When your blood levels is low, the lower layer of your eye lids will be pink or yellow. The red pigment disappears because your hemoglobin levels is low.


4. Shortness of breath.

When your blood levels is low, the amount of oxygen that will be circulated will be limited. This will tends to affect your breathing, thereby making you to have shortness of breath. When this happens, you will find it difficult to carry out your normal activities.


5. Headaches and dizziness

When your blood levels is low, you will tend to experience headache and dizziness. This happens because there is a limited supply of oxygen to your brain which then results in swelling and undue pressure to the blood vessels.


6. Cold hands and feet.

This is an important sign that tells you your blood level is low. Your hands and feet will be cold because there is a reduced blood circulation. When blood doesn't flow properly, some parts of your body will tend to be cold.


There are iron rich foods you can be consuming regularly to help boost your blood levels.


Below are the foods.

1. Organ meat


2. Sea foods like periwinkle, oyster and others


3. Pulses or legumes like beans, lentils and others.


4. Dark green leafy vegetables like spinach and kale.

5. Poultry meat.


Article source:

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/iron-deficiency-signs-symptoms.

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