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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pagophagia

Pagophagia is the compulsive consumption of ice or iced drinks. It is a form of the disorder pica. It has been associated with iron deficiency anemia, and shown to respond to ... Chewing ice may lessen pain in glossitis related to iron deficiency anemia. ... Craving and chewing ice: A sign of Anemia?, MayoClinic.com. Jump up ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/iron-deficiency-anemia/expert-answers/chewing-ice/faq-20057982

Craving and chewing ice (pagophagia) is often associated with iron deficiency anemia, although the reason is unclear. At least one study indicates that ice ...

health.howstuffworks.com/wellness/food-nutrition/facts/why-does-anemia-make-people-want-to-crunch-on-ice-.htm

Compulsively eating ice could be a sign that you have an abnormally low number of red blood cells. Find out about the ice-anemia connection.

healthyeating.sfgate.com/eating-ice-anything-lack-iron-body-7215.html

A common symptom of iron deficiency anemia is pica, and specifically, the strong urge to eat ice. For many people, after diagnosis and proper treatment for iron ...

www.drweil.com/health-wellness/body-mind-spirit/disease-disorders/pica-why-crave-ice

Chewing on ice is a variant of pica, an eating disorder characterized by craving and ... women or why individuals with iron deficiency anemia crave and habitually chew ice. ... However, pica can also be a symptom of stress, emotional upset, ...

www.peoplespharmacy.com/2014/01/27/craving-ice-like-an-addict-signals-serious-health-problem

Jan 27, 2014 ... My test showed that I was severely anemic, with a blood count of six. ... Bea remarked: “I was addicted to chewing ice. .... My doctor is worried about me having transfusions of blood because it might cause anephiletic shot.

www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/2014/11/08/9591b4c0-6770-11e4-9fdc-d43b053ecb4d_story.html

Nov 8, 2014 ... Chewing on ice may give those with iron deficiency a burst of energy, ... Fatigue is the most common symptom of iron-deficiency anemia, which ...

well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/06/21/ice-craving-may-signal-health-problem

Jun 21, 2010 ... Crunching on ice can be annoying to fellow diners. ... read the full column, “The Claim: A Craving for Ice Is a Sign of Anemia,” and then please ...

www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/prevention/is-chewing-ice-bad-for-you

Nov 30, 2010 ... Learn whether chewing ice is bad for you and whether chewing ice can cause anemia Find out what to do if you're addicted to chewing ice and ...