|Posted by Goh Chun Hui (Jack Goh) on December 19, 2012 at 10:50 AM|
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, soon after patients blood transfusion session. Where hemoglobin is being replaced in patients body.
So what are the other cause of persistent tiredness in Thalassemia Major Patients, when their hemoglobin level is within the normal range? Persistent tiredness can also be sign and symptoms of iron overloading. Therefore it's important for patients to take into consideration both their hemoglobin and iron level when targeting their cause of persistent tiredness.