How to Prevent Thalassemia

Prevention is certainly better than cure when it come to Thalassemia. There are certain simple tests to diagnose Thalassemia minor status of an individual. It includes a blood CP and Hb Electrophoresis. Ideally it should be done pre-maritally (before marriage) or if not done at that time, then pre-conception or pre-natal test must be done to rule out the possibility of having a Thalassemia major child.