6 Simple Lifestyle Checks for Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell anemia is a condition in which there aren't enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen throughout your body.

1. Get regular checkup with the doctor.

2. Avoid dehydration.

3. Quit smoking, avoid second hand smoking.

4. Avoid exposure to cold or heat.

5. Exercise regularly if not contraindicated by the doctor.

6. Avoid areas of high attitude.


"6 Simple Lifestyle Checks for People with Sickle Cell Anemia." Living With Sickle Cell Disease. N.p., 2 Aug. 2016. Web. 25 Oct. 2016.