A 45-year-old female asked:
I've been really tired , with slight headaches and dizziness.no energy. i've had low iron before so i eat healthy. i'm 45 and its been 2 weeks?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
Many causes of tired: Hi Ray, I presume you are a male. The thing that stands out about your question is that you've been told you have low iron. Why? That is very unusual in a man your age. This needs to be checked again. Your fatigue could be due to iron deficiency, but so many other things, too: sleep disorder, diabetes, kidney problems, liver problems, heart disease, on & on. But most common: deconditioning!
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Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Iron deficiency: .Low iron can give rise to fatigue, headaches and lack of energy. See your PCP . Have your iron level mainly iron , TIBC and ferritin . If they suggest iron deficiency, then ask your doctor to put you on oral iron .
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Last updated May 9, 2019
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