In this article, I am going to discuss with you all about Hypochromasia from its causes and symptoms to its treatment.
Let’s start the whole discussion with a brief introduction.
The other name for Hypochromasia is Hypochromia. Those who have studied biology must know that hypo means deficiency and Chromia means color.
A condition in which half of the diameter of the cell or central pallor region increases is called Hypochromasia. The below picture will also give you a clear view of it.
In this condition, there is a deficiency of iron in the body which decreases the production of hemoglobin. And this deficiency of iron could lead to anemia.
There could be many causes of it, but below mentioned are some of the main causes: –
- Vitamin B6 Deficiency
- Deficiency of Iron in the body
- Parasitic Infections (hookworm)
- Lead Poisoning
- Excessive Blood loss during periods in women
- Gastric Bleeding
- Gene Mutations
These are some of the reported common causes of Hypochromasia.
We know it is a cell disease so there could be many symptoms associated with it like,
- Weakness in the body
- Sleep Disturbance
- The skin could also become pale (in some cases)
- Sore Mouth (in extreme cases)
- Disturbance in Menstrual Cycle
If you are experiencing these symptoms for a long time (a week or more) then visit a doctor for a checkup.
There are different treatment options available. Let’s discuss them one by one.
If it is due to the deficiency of iron, then you should take carbonyl iron to fulfill the deficiency of iron. (1)
Vitamin B6 Deficiency:
To fulfill the deficiency of one must take Vitamin B6 Cyanocobalamin. Epoetin beta-methoxy polyethylene glycol and Darbepoetin alfa are also prescribed by the Doctors.
When Hypochromasia is caused by the parasitic infections then you should go for a Homeopathic treatment called Cina, which is very effective in treating this.
Excessive blood loss is also one of the causes of it and to treat this Ferrum met and Ferrum Phos should be taken. They are very beneficial in the production of red blood cells and that’s how the deficiency of blood could be fulfilled.
Along with these treatment options, one must change his lifestyle and habits by adopting a healthy lifestyle like,
- Quit Smoking
- Regular Exercise
- Healthy Food etc.
I hope after reading this article you have got a complete overview of hypochromasia. If still, something is unclear to you feel free to ask me by commenting.