Hypoxia refers to a medical term that describes the insufficient supply of oxygen in the body tissues; while on the other hand, anoxia refers to a medical term that describes the complete absence of oxygen in the whole body or a part of the body. Anoxia is usually as a result of hypoxia. Some organs of the body such as the kidney, heart, and the brain deteriorate so fast in performance in the occurrence of anoxia. In the condition of hypoxia, the likable symptoms include bruising, wheezing, cough, vertigo, chronic fatigue, insomnia, rapid breathing, sweating, headache, etc.
While the symptoms for the condition of anoxia (especially in the brain) include: loss of memory, weakness, headache, mood and personality changes, slurred speech, dizziness, lack of concentration, disorientation, etc. The following are the types of hypoxia: hypoxic hypoxia, circulatory hypoxia, hematological hypoxia, and mixed hypoxia. The types of anoxia are anoxic anoxia, toxic anoxia, anemic anoxia, and stagnant anoxia.