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A 18-year-old female asked:

Lightheaded weak and tired i don't feel that i get the right amount of iron intake daily i don't eat meat..could i be anemic awful headaches aswell?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Weak/Iron: Yes, you could be anemic but your doc will tell you for sure. If that is the case it can be taken care of even if you don't eat meat. A nutritionist can give you guidance. You are especially at risk as a young woman.
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