When a man feels tired, it can affect everything about him, including the perkiness of his male organ. Since most men will do just about anything to avoid male organ problems, taking steps to avoid anemia, which can have a negative impact on male organ health, is strongly advised.
So what exactly is anemia anyway?
Simply put, anemia occurs when a person doesn’t have enough healthy red blood cells. Sometimes the problem is that there aren’t enough blood cells; sometimes it’s that the ones that are there aren’t healthy; and sometimes it’s a combination of both.
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The red blood cells are the heavy lifters in carrying oxygen around to the body, so if they’re missing or defective, a body simply doesn’t get the oxygen it needs. No oxygen means no energy.
What causes anemia?
Anemia can be caused by a number of things, including:
• Loss of blood. This is one of those no--brainers: if a person loses blood, he loses red blood cells, so if he loses too much blood, he’s going to have anemia. Fortunately, this kind of anemia is temporary (unless a guy just keeps on losing blood, in which case there may be a significant problem that needs to be treated.)
• Genetics. Some people are born with inherited conditions, such as sickle cell anemia and thalassemia, that can affect the body’s ability to create healthy red blood cells. In these instances, the anemia can be long term and lasting, unless proper treatment is received.
• Autoimmune problems. Sometimes, the body gets its signals mixed up and starts destroying perfectly healthy red blood cells faster than it can create new ones, creating an autoimmune issue.
• Iron deficiency. This is a fairly common cause of anemia. Iron plays a part in creating hemoglobin, which is the substance in red blood cells that does the actual carrying of oxygen. So if the body is low on iron, it’s going to be low on oxygen as well.
• Vitamin deficiency. As might be expected, this kind of anemia results when a person is lacking in the vitamins – folate, B12 and C – that play a role in creating healthy red blood cells.
What male organ problems might anemia cause?
• The most common effect that anemia can have on a guy’s manhood is male dysfunction. The male organ is dependent upon a good supply of oxygen-rich blood to function properly. If that is lacking, it can dampen the degree of tumescence; in severe cases, it can be a significant effect.
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• Beyond the degree of firmness, anemia can also affect stamina. A lack of oxygen not only affects how long the male organ will remain in prime condition; it also affects a man’s overall energy and ability to engage in intimacy: the arms get weak, the hips don’t thrust with the same vigor, etc.
• Anemia also just has a deleterious effect on the general health of the male organ, aside from its performance. A healthy male organ is one that is well oxygenated.