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How can you tell if you have an iron deficiency?

A: The major symptom of all types of anemia, including iron-deficiency anemia, is fatigue (feeling tired). Being dizzy is another....


if your iron deficient and didn''t know it and pregnant, can it or will it harm the baby?

A: What Is iron-deficiency anemia? - Here it states:In pregnant women, iron-deficiency anemia can increase the risk of a premature delivery and a low-birth-weight baby. Best wishes....

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Does iron deficiency cause all-day dizziness?

A: iron deficiency, or anemia, can cause the side effect of dizziness, but if this is occurring all day it may be a sign of something else....


How can I treat iron Defeciency anemia until a Doctor treats me?

A: 20 Jun 2011 iron deficiency anemia is the most common form of anemia. Treatment involves finding the cause and iron supplementation. iron supplements (ferrous sulfate) are available from your pharmacy. For more information see: http://www.drugs.com/enc/iron-deficiency-anemia.html Votes:+1CommentVote upReportSearch for questionsStill looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question. Search:Similar questionsanemia Associated with iron


Why does the FDA and the dairy industry want to ignore the fact that milk is a common cause of iron deficiency?

A: they don''t want to put the dairy farmers out of business...the FDA wants their cut of the profits as well. The fact that drinking cow milk could have some drawbacks is slowly emerging in the collective consciousness. We have been told for a long time that it could only bring advantages. 1) ''So what are we to believe? On the one hand, the Department of Agriculture is not going to tell the schools to stop serving milk. The American Dietetic Association says milk is not a dangerous product. The National Osteoporosis Association tells us that milk is an excellent source of calcium. On the other hand, Dr. Benjamin Spock spoke for a rapidly growing number of researchers and physicians when he said, ''Parents have been...


What are the effects of iron-deficiency in humans?

A: iron deficiency anemia is a sign that something is wrong inside the body. This requires good disgnostic investigation rather than home treatment. A blood sample can determine if the number of red blood cells and amount of hemoglobin in the blood are abnormally low. Common symptoms: fatigue, lethargy, and pallor. Rheumatoid arthritis and cancer may interfere with the body''s utilization of iron. These diseases can result in anemia. This is the following of causes of iron deficiency in humans iron deficiency AND iron...


Severe iron deficiency, lupus

A: Hello, Your results are typical for iron deficiency anemia. This is a condition caused mainly by chronic blood loss without adequate iron supplementation and treatment. These conditions include irregular menstrual bleeding, inadequate iron intake, bleeding from gastrointestinal due to ulcers, colon polyps, colon cancer, hemorrhoids, etc. You have been on steroid treatment (Medrol) which is known to cause gastritis and gastric ulcers that are known to result in chronic blood loss. In addition, hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is a medication known to cause anemia. Patients with hypothyroidism are also known to have


iron deficiency in infants

A: Referring to the data you provided (low iron saturation with normal iron binding capacity), it may be likely that your son might be experiencing an iron deficiency. iron deficiency in children might be caused by any of the following reasons: insufficient iron intake, insufficient iron absorption in the intestines, higher blood loss (often or severe bleedings), and increased needs for iron (during intensive periods of growth like puberty). If iron is not supplemented properly, then iron


What Are The Effects Of iron deficiency In Blood?

A: iron is a vital part of blood. A regular supply of iron is significant for the frequent production of new red blood cells. Red blood cells enclose hemoglobin, a compound protein-iron complex that takes oxygen from the lungs to the entire of body''s cells. If the iron levels in your Blood are low, your body will have difficulty maintaining a standard level of hemoglobin. As a consequence, you can build up iron deficiency anemia. The warning signs of iron deficiency anemia include: •Tiredness •Bad temper •Headaches •Yellowish complexion or eye...

iron Deficinecy anemia

A: Hi Lmfort, I did some literature searches and didn''t find an obvious connection between iron deficiency and hepatic cysts. iron deficiency either develops from not taking enough iron in or by loosing iron through bleeding. So, the general work up is to look for losses through bleeding (in particular, by the GI tract that is tested for with a hemacult card that detects blood in the stool). If no bleeding is found then the next step is to increase iron in the diet (generally by using an iron supplement). Regarding the hepatic cyst, there are several possible causes. I would suggest that you...

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