Everything You Need To Know About Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell anemia, also known as sickle cell disease, is a condition in which your red blood cells cannot carry oxygen and nutrients efficiently through the blood vessels due to their abnormal shape. Normally, our red blood cells are disc-shaped, which makes them flexible, and, therefore, they can travel with ease in the blood vessels. While, in sickle cell anemia, red blood cells are moon-shaped, which resembles a sickle. Due to their abnormal shape, they…

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