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Treatments for Nutritional Anemia

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The goal of treating anemia is to restore the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood to normal. This may involve dietary changes, medications, medical procedures, and treating conditions responsible for causing the anemia.

Treatment may involve any of the following:

Lifestyle changes | Medications | Other treatments



  • Anemia—differential diagnosis. Updated September 23, 2015. Accessed September 29, 2015.
  • Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 16th ed. McGraw-Hill; 2004.
  • How is anemia treated? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. Available at: Updated May 18, 2012. Accessed September 29, 2015.

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