Anaemia and Employment

Anemia and Employment

Some People with Anemia, Hb 8- 10mg/dl may NOT experience much problems however they suffer from low performance levels and fatigue earlier.

At Hb levels Less than 10mg/dl, most people will experience the following.

  • Feeling tired and weak
  • Decreased work and school performance
  • Slow cognitive and social development during childhood
  • Difficulty maintaining body temperature
  • Decreased immune function, which increases susceptibility to infection
  • Glossitis (an inflamed tongue)

Impact on Employment:

  • Absenteeism from work/duties
  • Chronic headaches
  • Dizziness and potential to fainting/Blackouts
  • Increased sleeping duration.
  • Lack of concentration at work and laziness
  • May become irritable, angry, depressed
  • Complains frequently without Reason
  • Lack of interest in the Job.

All persons with Low Hb less than 10mg/dl require Medical Attention, Treatment and Follow-up till their Hb is above 10mg/dl  prior Employment.

Kalson Medical Group