Hemoglobin is the main part of your red blood cells, and when your body lacks normal hemoglobin in your cells, you develop Anemia. Your blood is not getting enough oxygen, and it doesn’t function properly. This leads to all sorts of complications both mild and severe, depending on your condition.
There are many different types of Anemia, but they are all grouped into three different categories, Anemia caused by blood loss, Anemia caused by the destruction of red blood cells and Anemia caused by faulty, or decreased blood cells.
1. Inflammation of the stomach
Conditional such as gastritis, ulcers, hemorrhoids, and cancer are the kind of affliction where bleeding can occur over an extended period of time. Some of these gastrointestinal diseases can go undetected, and you lose blood without even knowing it.
Found in the stomach lining or small intestine, a stomach ulcer is a sign of peptic ulcer disease. However, you may not feel any pain as your blood neutralized the stomach acid around the ulcer. Using all your blood to fight the ulcer from the inside, and causing anemia.