World Thalassemia Day is celebrated every year on 8th May. It is celebrated with a deep purpose throughout the Whorl. Thalassemia is a genetic disease. This disease is usually found in children. Its symptoms start appearing 3-4 months after the birth of the child.
World Thalassemia Day is celebrated every year so that people understand the importance of blood donation and save their lives by giving to those who need blood. It was started celebrating these days so that people donate blood. Because Thalassemia is such a disease that they can also die due to lack of blood.
Thalassemia is a serious illness. In this, they have a problem related to hemoglobin, which leads to anemia. Red blood cells have a lifespan of 120 days. But due to Thalassemia, the age of red blood cells remains for only 20 days. Because of this, they need blood after a few days.
What is Thalassemia?
To avoid Thalassemia, one has to be very careful because it is a genetic disease. It is a blood related illness. There is an early blood loss in humans. Without blood, it is very difficult for a human to survive. Blood is necessary for the survival and development of the body.
It also focuses on catering to humans. So that their immunity power can be increased which can prolong the life of red blood cells. By the way Thalassemia is a long-term disease. It is similar to anemia but it is very necessary to fill the blood immediately.
In this, the number of chromosomes in the boy or girl is used or the chromosomes are exhausted. Because of this, it becomes a genetic disease in children. Therefore, it is very important to have a blood test from time to time.
Symptoms of Thalassemia?
Due to Thalassemia, there is anemia, the person becomes very weak, the body becomes pale, the nails also turn yellow, cannot walk, the temperature remains, the food is vomited, the age of red blood cells declines, etc. .
These are the main symptoms that can be identified in this disease. So that timely treatment can also be taken. It occurs mainly in children, which starts showing symptoms in children in 3-5 months.
Treatment of thalassemia
Periodic blood tests
Taking medicine on time and attending a doctor
Getting a parent’s DNA tested before having a baby
Even before marriage, such a disease can be avoided by getting the boy and girl’s DNA tested.