Is my daughters anemia causing the problem?

Patient : Hello. My daughter is 12yrs 8months. She has had her periods since she was 10 and has always been regular. She suffers with anemia and her levels are very low. she is supposed to take medication but will not. Her blood test results from christmas came back as being very low still. She has not had her period this month and i wondered if this is a side effect of the anemia. also how bad can the anemia get and what problems can it cause her? Thank you.
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