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Will low iron affect my period?

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Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience in Rheumatology
Excessive: Or lengthy period could lead to iron deficiency anemia. Blood carries the iron.
Answered on Apr 19, 2016

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No: True iron deficiency is common and serious. It's simply a myth that your body will stop the monthly flow to conserve iron.
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Low iron: May be due to diet low in iron rich foods such as meats or poor intestinal absorption. May also reflect other blood loss. Speak to your doctor.
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No: It is likely that your month long period(s)are causing your low iron. Your period(s) are abnormal. There are many reasons for this, and is affected by ... Read More
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