Tag: sickle cell complications

What is the ‘Anemia’ in sickle cell anemia?

Anemia is a condition in which you have lack enough red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to your body tissues. Sickle cell anemia is usually used interchangeably with sickle cell disorder, but somehow sickle cell anemia is different. Here’s how? The body of every human is made up cells. The red blood cells are […]

Opioids medication: My ‘Tramadol’ experience.

Tramadol is an addictive opioid used to treat severe pain. Doctors prescribe tramadol for their patients living with sickle cell disorder, and like many others it has been prescribed for me. My first experience with Tramadol was in 2016 and I call it my ‘Tramadol’ experience. My Tramadol experience In 2016, I started feeling sharp […]

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