A 47-year-old member asked:
How do I raise my blood iron level?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Kelty Baker answered
27 years experience in Hematology
Iron deficiency: Iron levels are raised by eating foods rich in iron - red meat & dark green, leafy vegetables. We absorb iron better from meat sources than vegetable ones. Iron can also be increased by taking supplements. The most important issue is to determine why the iron is low to begin with - is it just inadequate consumption or is iron being lost by bleeding of some sort? Please see your md to sort this out.
Answered on Jun 23, 2014
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