Q.10: What would be the consequences of deficiency of haemoglobin in our bodies?
In respiration, Haemoglobin helps in the transportation of oxygen to the body cells . In case of deficiency of haemoglobin in blood, its oxygen carrying capacity decreases resulting into a deficiency of oxygen in our body cells. Because of this the person suffers from breathlessness, an indication of anaemia.
The average haemoglobin content of blood, irrespective of sex, is 14.5 gm per 100 mL.