Anemia can be short or long term. The condition can range from mild to severe.

People with anemia can:

  • Appear pale
  • Feel cold
  • Get tired easily
  • Be weak, lightheaded, or dizzy
  • Have impaired balance and increased risk of falling or have trouble walking
  • Have racing heartbeats and become short of breath.

People with anemia may have:

  • Trouble thinking, remembering, and learning
  • Depression
  • Lower quality of life


Last Updated November 2022

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