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Coursing through your veins and arteries, blood delivers oxygen and nutrients to every cell in your body, is stocked with immune-fighting white blood cells, and last—but never least—has platelets to stop bleeding.

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Find out how to treat your vertebral osteomyelitis

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Find out how to treat your low calcium level (Hypocalcemia)

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High cholesterol can create deposits inside your blood vessels that eventually lead to narrowing of your blood vessels. It can also cause blockages, ruptures, and clots, and possibly a heart attack or stroke.

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Deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot, usually in your leg. It is a serious condition that causes pain and swelling.

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Clogged arteries are from plaque collecting in your arteries. Genetics, conditions such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels, and habits like smoking can cause this condition. Clogged arteries can lead to a heart attack or stroke, so it’s important to know the warning signs and get treated ASAP.

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Anemia is a condition in which the blood doesn't have enough healthy red blood cells. It can cause fatigue and weakness. Treatments range from taking supplements to undergoing medical procedures. You can prevent some types of anemia with a healthy diet.

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High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a common problem that doesn’t always cause symptoms. Here’s what to know about hypertension risk factors and complications and how it’s treated.

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Iron deficiency anemia occurs when you don’t have enough iron to make red blood cells. The red blood cells are needed to deliver oxygen throughout your body. IDA can make you feel tired.

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Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is the narrowing of the small arteries that take blood from your heart to the arm and legs. PAD is typically the result of deposits of calcium and fatty plaques in the arteries. It causes pain and weakness, usually in your legs.

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Most of the time, bruises are caused by something obvious, like an injury. But if you get a lot of bruises for no reason, it may be a sign of an underlying serious condition that needs treatment, such as kidney or liver disease and blood cancers.

Fanconi anemia is a rare disease passed down through families that mainly affects the bone marrow. It results in decreased production of all types of blood cells.

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