Home > Medical > Anaemia > Anaemia News 22 May 2019 WATCH: When you don't have enough healthy red blood cells What does an insufficient amount of healthy red blood cells mean for you? 0 Anaemia is a disorder in which your blood has a lower than normal number of red blood cells and can be symptomatic of an iron deficiency. Signs include chronic fatigue, shortness of breath and dizziness.Image credit: iStock Related articles Getting enough sleep but still feeling tired? You could be running low on iron If you're feeling tired or have iron-deficiency risk factors like being overweight or a vegetarian, ask your doctor about getting tested. Quiz: 7 questions to challenge what you know about anaemia South Africa has a relatively high prevalence of anaemia when compared to first-world countries. Do you know key facts related to this condition? Take our quiz to find out. Anaemia and food: what you should know Food is an important factor when it comes to correcting iron-deficiency anaemia. Here is a comprehensive guide.