A low blood count or anaemia can lead to tiredness and breathlessness. This is may be due to loss of blood from the gut (especially if there is evidence of low body iron stores)...

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Content Update - April 2020

With more time under COVID-19 lockdown I have completely revised all of the content here. I am confident that you will find relevant and up-to-date information on any topic covered on gastro-info.

Please also submit your questions in the comments section. I trust that my advice will help you, and your story may be relevant to many people with similar issues all over the world.

Thank you, Dr Alan Fraser.

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