Impacts of Thalassemia

Physical

  1. Regular blood transfusions
  2. Regular Iron Chelation
  3. Bone deformity
  4. Shortness of Breath 
  5. Retarded growth
  6. Physical pains
  7. Liver, heart, brain, spleen, pancreas, thyroid, para-thyroid, pituitary and other organ complications develops. 
  8. Fatigue 
  9. Yellow skin  colour

Psychological

  1. Moderate to sever depression
  2. Sleep disorder
  3. Down graded by relatives
  4. Usage of anti depressants
  5. Aggression
  6. Irritability
  7. Lack of concentration on other family members
  8. Regrets
  9. Helplessness 

Social

  1. Isolation
  2. Adjustment in society
  3. Rejection due to lack of awareness
  4. Uncooperative behaviour of society
  5. Problems in marriage even for their siblings.

Economical

  1. Financial burdens
  2. Medicines cost
  3. Arrangement of blood 
  4. Blood screening charges
  5. Travelling expenses
  6. Lack of concentration on job