Can eating chalk cause very low level haemoglobin level?
My friend has a haemoglobin level of 6 g/dl. She eats a lot of chalk. The doctor said that the chalk accumulation is hindering the production of haemoglobin. Does that make sense, or there might be a deeper cause for the severely low Hb levels?
In particular, is it okay to trust the doctor’s opinion about her chalk intake affecting the production of Hb?