A 25-year-old female asked:

Iron deficiency can cause dizziness if only is associated with anemia? i don't think i have anemia , im not pregnant and i don't think the iron deficie

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Dr. Stuart Merl
45 years experience
Basically True: Low iron in the body should not cause trouble until anemia appears. Then symptoms can include dizziness, although general weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath and no stamina are more common.
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