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A 36-year-old female asked:

My blood test shows iron binding cap (tibc) -low 227 do u know that means & what to do for it?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
May mean nothing: Lab reference ranges are set so that several percent of folks arbitrarily fall outside on either end. If iron deficiency and chronic inflammation aren't possible areas of concern, why not just watch it and be thankful otherwise for good health?

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