THALASSEMIA N ME

Subtitle

Blog

BLOG ENTRY

view:  full / summary

Vegetarian Diet in Thalassemia Patients!?

Posted by Goh Chun Hui on July 1, 2015 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (0)



Recently, I have a thalassemia friend telling me that he is planning to switch to a vegetarian base diet. Wanting to opinion, what I think about it? He did not tell me, the reason why he decides to switch it though. But I am guessing the few reasons why someone will want to switch to a vegetarian diet is because they want to be eating healthier, in order to have a better health, losing we...

Read Full Post »

Increasing Hemoglobin Level though Juicing

Posted by Goh Chun Hui on December 15, 2014 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (2)


One of the most effective fresh fruit and vegetable juice out there, that's known to increase hemoglobin level other than the wheatgrass juice is the beetroot juice. There is some cases being said by patients, that it could replace the needs for blood transfusion in younger children. Whether it's true or false, it hard to say. But, certainly there is no harm giving it a t...
Read Full Post »

Nutritional Supplements for Thalassemia Children

Posted by Goh Chun Hui on November 30, 2014 at 12:30 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Baby/Children are often not eating as much food, as they should. Needless to mention, thalassemia patients included. Causing parents to be very concerned, whether their child is getting enough food and nutrients. Especially, in situation when they are not gaining as much weight, as they should or worst losing it. Worried it will affect their overall growth.


 

Without a doubt, every parent...

Read Full Post »

SHOULD THALASSEMIA MAJOR PATIENTS BE DRINKING COFFEE?

Posted by Goh Chun Hui on November 12, 2013 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (0)



Drinking coffee shouldn't be that bad for thalassemia major patients. Although it might contain more amount of caffeine thn tea, but the antioxidants level in coffee is also higher than tea in other words. Taking a little amount of caffeine shouldn't be causing much harm.



Coffee not only contain higher amount of antioxidants level than most other foods and drinks you can find out there...

Read Full Post »

HOW TO GAIN MASS/WEIGHT IN THALASSEMIA MAJOR PATIENTS

Posted by Goh Chun Hui on July 21, 2013 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (1)

 

In order to gain mass/weight, you just need consume more calories than your...

Read Full Post »

LEUKEMIA VS THALASSEMIA

Posted by Goh Chun Hui on July 15, 2013 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (1)

 


What is Leukemia ?


 

Leukemia is a cancer of the bone marrow and other blood forming organs. It involves the multiplication of immature white cells at the expense of blood elements.

 

 

Wh...

Read Full Post »

A MILE FOR A SMILE EVENT

Posted by Goh Chun Hui on February 24, 2013 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)



Running to support Thalassemia. Haemophilia and other blood illnesses


Date of Event: 16th March 2013 (Saturday)


Time: 5pm to 10pm


Read Full Post »

TAKING ANTIOXIDANT IN THALASSEMIA MAJOR PATIENTS

Posted by Goh Chun Hui on December 30, 2012 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)



Taking foods in diet that contains antioxidant properties, such as eating fruits and drinking pure green tea or antioxidant supplements is known to reduce free radical damage cause by excess iron.


Long-term regular blood transfusions in Thalassemia Major Patients, that result in iron overloading could lead to inflammation of the pancreas, liver and heart....

Read Full Post »

SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF IRON OVERLOAD IN THALASSEMIA MAJOR PATIENTS

Posted by Goh Chun Hui on December 26, 2012 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)



There are actually no obvious signs and symptoms on minor iron overload in Thalassemia Major Patients. But as the iron levels are in the process of increasing, some signs and symptoms below might began to occur.


  • Persistent Tiredness
  • Numb / Joints Pains
  • Bronzed Coloration...
Read Full Post »

PERSISTENT TIREDNESS IN THALASSEMIA MAJOR PATIENTS

Posted by Goh Chun Hui on December 19, 2012 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (3)



One of the main factor that contribute to the persistent tiredness in Thalassemia Major Patients is the low hemoglobin level. During the period of low hemoglobin, thalassemia patients tend to feel tired more easily and in other words need to have longer hours of sleeping time. These triedness feeling will usually retrieve...

Read Full Post »

Rss_feed