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A 40-year-old female asked:

can iron deficiency/anemia cause depression and teariness? i was anemic a few months ago and am v. exhausted again but also depression has got worse..

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Dr. Syed Azmi
Dr. Syed Azmi answered
ADHD and Autism 19 years experience
No. It doesn't. : It can make you feel exhausted and depression can make you feel the same way. Both conditions need to be treated separately. Hope this helps.

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Last updated Jul 17, 2014

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