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What conditions cause anemia related to hormones?

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Anemia associated with other conditions usually occurs when there are too few hormones necessary for red blood cell production. Conditions causing this type of anemia include the following:

  • Advanced kidney disease
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Other chronic diseases, such as cancer, infection, lupus, diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Old age

From: Anemia WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American Academy of Family Physicians. The American Medical Athletic Association. Albemarle Pulmonary Medical Associates, PA. Gary W. Tamkin, MD, Attending Physician, Highland General Hospital -- Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland. Cornell University Department of Animal Science.




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Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 12, 2019

SOURCES: American Academy of Family Physicians. The American Medical Athletic Association. Albemarle Pulmonary Medical Associates, PA. Gary W. Tamkin, MD, Attending Physician, Highland General Hospital -- Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland. Cornell University Department of Animal Science.




CDC.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 12, 2019

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