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How does menopause cause high iron level?

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Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Menopause: Menopause does not cause high iron levels. However, after menopause you are no longer losing iron from menstrual bleeding each month, and if you are taking supplemental iron your iron levels will increase.
Last updated Jun 17, 2014


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