A 38-year-old member asked:
If i am taking hormone therapy (ht), how does that affect the amount of iron i should take?
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Urogynecology 28 years experience
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Should : Have no effect on iron.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
I am taking hormone therapy (ht). Does that affect how much iron I can take?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
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A 21-year-old member asked:
If I am taking menopausal hormone therapy (mht) how does that affect the amount of iron I should take?
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Family Medicine 60 years experience
Iron: Usually after menopause the persons need for iron drops drastically because the menstrual periods have stopped. Blood loss requires lots of iron to manufacture new red blood cells. After menopause it is advisable not to take iron as too much iron can cause illness in the body e.g. Iron buildup in the liver called hemochromatosis.
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Last updated Mar 25, 2014
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