Thalassemia Is A Blood Disorder That Affects 5% of Singapore's Population; A GP Explains How To Live With This Condition
To many of us, thalassemia might sound like some strange being from one of the Avengers movies. Some of us, however, may be all too familiar with this condition…
Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder, which is caused by an abnormal gene. There are two different types:
- Thalassemia minor (thalassemia trait)
- Thalassemia major
Charlotte, a 20-year-old female, was recently diagnosed with thalassemia minor. She took to DxD's platform in search of medical advice about her condition.
Dr Seah Heap Yong, a general practitioner, gave her some advice. Here's what he had to share.