Can anemia affect oxygen saturation?
Low oxygen saturation in the blood, can be brought about by anemia. Anemia reduces the hemoglobin or red blood cells thus reducing the capacity of the blood to carry oxygen which results to low oxygen saturation in the blood.
Yes oxygen attaches to hemoglobin (red blood cells) and if u are low on those then u can't get oxygen... Hence short if breath and even Pain cause other parts of your body are not getting oxygen