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Pagophagia - Wikipedia


Pagophagia is a form of the disorder pica involving the compulsive consumption of ice or iced drinks. It has been associated with iron deficiency anemia, and shown to respond to ... Chewing ice may ...

Craving and chewing ice: A sign of anemia? - Mayo Clinic


Less commonly, other nutritional problems may cause you to crave and chew ice. And in some individuals, pica is a sign of emotional problems, such as stress, ...

Why does anemia make people want to crunch on ice? - Health


Symptoms of vitamin B12 deficient anemia may involve clumsiness, tingling ... Iron-deficiency anemia is also the type associated with crunching on ice.

Pica: Why Crave Ice? - Dr. Weil


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, ...

Does Eating Ice Have Anything to Do With a Lack of Iron in Your ...


Iron deficiency anemia may cause a person to crave ice. Pica is disorder in ... The desire to chew on ice may occur for reasons other than a mineral deficiency.

I Was Addicted to Chewing Ice - Cosmopolitan


Nov 14, 2014 ... Behind the craving and the common condition that often causes them. ... to my anemia but no real solutions other than to just stop chewing ice.

Chomping on ice might provide a mental boost for those with ...


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 ...

Anemia - ice chewing - Blood conditions - Condition | Our Health


Aug 23, 2006 ... Has anyone out there any knowledge about the ice connection? Could chewing just a little cause anemia? Thank you for any replies.

Nutrition Diva : Is Chewing Ice Bad for You? :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™


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 ...