Anemia refers to when the body has excessive fluid retention causing fluids to diffuse into local body tissue. This is a sign of CKD because the retention of fluid is caused by less filtration by the kidneys which in then allows electrolytes and fluid to remain in the body.

Anemia is a condition in which you don’t have enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to your tissues. Having anemia may make you feel tired and weak.

There are many forms of anemia, each with its own cause. Loss of blood is the most common cause of anemia. Anemia can be temporary or long term, and it can range from mild to severe.

Treatments for anemia range from taking supplements to undergoing medical procedures. You may be able to prevent some types of anemia by eating a healthy, varied diet.

Consult with your doctor if you suspect you have anemia because anemia can be a sign of serious illnesses.

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