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Blood loss: Removal of iron through blood loss/bleeding or intentional phlebotomy ( procedure to remove some blood ) - will lower your iron storage.
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Dr. Devon Webster
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Absolutely yes!: Anemia can be caused by iron deficiency. Anemia means you don't have enough red blood cells to carry oxygen around your body. This causes headaches an ... Read More
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Hemoglobin has iron: Low iron levels reduces hemoglobin and changes its structure. Elevated iron doesn't increase hemoglobin past a certain point, it just gets deposited i ... Read More
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Need exam: You need to get an exam and see a Doctor to determine any time off of work, and more importantly to see how anemic you may be and what the best treatm ... Read More
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Possibly. : If you are now low in energy levels, possibly yes. Only way to know for sure is to recheck iron levels. I hope this helps.
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Dr. Tony Ho
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As much as you need: Why do you think you need iron? Iron deficiency is diagnosed by checking iron levels, as well as ferritin levels. If your iron is low due to a chroni ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Dugan
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The most common: Reasons are altered metabolism known as hemochromatosis and loading from multiple red blood cell transfusions.
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Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
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Blood: Iron is an essential component in the hemoglobin molecule. Hemoglobin is in the red blood cells and carries oxygen to the body.
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Dr. James Ferguson
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2 basics: You don't take it in (diet) or you loose it. Iron is a primary factor in creation of new blood cells (they ware out) and many metabolic processes. Lac ... Read More
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Meats, fish, chicken: The best sources of dietary iron are meats, including beef, fish and seafood, and chicken. Liver is another excellent source of iron. Plant sources of ... Read More
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