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Can low hemoglobin cause weight gain and delay pregnancy ?

I am 27Yr and married my weight is 72kg. I want to reduce weight but i can not do even 15min exercise. My hemoglobin level is 8.8, i have too much controlled my diet only fruit and vegetables but no results please tell what i have to do. I also want to conceive please guide me.
Wed, 18 May 2011
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Hi!
Welcome to healthcaremagic.com.Anemia needs to be treated first before you embark on any weight loss.Since if anemia is there you will be unable to do any exercise as oxygen is not delivered adequately to the cell and exhaustion sets in.Severly restrivting the diet can be dangerous and can cause the opposite thebody will preserve fat and make you unable to lose anynweight.Take care.
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