Folic Acid Deficiency Anemia: Causes
Folic acid is one of the B vitamins. It helps produce red blood cells. Low levels of folic acid (also called folate) in the body decrease production of red blood cells and cause folic acid deficiency anemia.
Causes of folic acid deficiency anemia include:
eMedicineHealth Medical Reference from Healthwise
To learn more visit Healthwise.org
© 1995-2014 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.
Nutrition and Healthy Eating Resources
- Next Generation Weight Loss Treatments
- How Weight Loss Can Help Diabetes
- 13 Most Common Food Allergies