Causes and tests for Mediterranean anemia, which is a condition in which your blood does not make enough hemoglobin
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Mediterranean anemia is also called Thalassemia. Thalassemia is a blood disorder passed down through families (inherited) in which the body makes an abnormal form of hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen. People with thalassemia may experience fatigue, paleness, jaundice or sleepn enlargement. Dr. Sherif Amin discusses the causes, types, complication and prevention of Mediterranean Anemia.