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How can wheatgrass chelate iron if it contains iron and fixes iron deficiencies in the blood?

How can wheatgrass chelate iron if it contains iron and fixes iron deficiencies in the blood?

Chelating separate: The chelating function of wheatgrass is a separate property from it also having iron. 1 ounce of wheatgrass has about 10% of the daily allowance of iron but it is proven to chelate iron. I don't know if the mechanism is entirely known, but wheatgrass is rich in chlorophyll and if you trade the atom of magnesium at the core of a chlorophyll molecule for an iron molecule it becomes hemoglobin. ...Read more

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Can I take iron supplement with multivitamin contain iron?

Can I take iron supplement with multivitamin contain iron?

Yes: You can if your doctor prescribes it. If you have a condition requiring iron supplementation then by all means do so under the guidance of your physician. Most multivitamins only contain a small amount of iron, and you may need more if you are iron deficient. Always follow the advice of a qualified physician. ...Read more

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For iron deficiency should you take iron supplements + iron -enriched foods? Worried about iron overdose. And how long to get iron back in system?

For iron deficiency should you take iron supplements + iron -enriched foods? Worried about iron overdose. And how long to get iron back in system?

Fe deficiency is a..: Symptom of a problem as much as being a problem in its own rite. It's important to both correct the deficiency and discover its source. To correct, continue oral fe supplements until hematocrit normalizes then continue for another 3months to replete stores. If you find the source and fix it, your only significant source of fe loss is bleeding. If you don't fix it, the fe deficiency will recur. ...Read more

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What iron supplements can you take for an iron deficiency?

What iron supplements can you take for an iron deficiency?

Iron pill and foods: There are general vitamins high iron and also specific iron pills. Foods rich in iron include red meat, egg yolks, greens, beans, dried fruits, lentils, soybeans, mollusks, and iron-enriched cereals, grains & macaroni, lentils. Foods high in vitamin c help absorps iron better. Consult your doctor to avoid unnecessary over consumption of iron. ...Read more

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To much iron overdose from using wrought iron skillets?

To much iron overdose from using wrought iron skillets?

No: Not likely. Have your hfe gene tested. Single mutation causes elevated iron. 2 mutations means disease (hemochomatosis). ...Read more

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Can you lose hair from iron deficiancy?

Can you lose hair from iron deficiancy?

Yes.: Hair loss may be associated with nutritional deficiency. However, there are many other causes which should be considered. If your hair loss is due to dietary deficiency it may take months to return it to normal. Mild iron deficiency would not be uncommon in your age group. ...Read more

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Could iron supp. cause iron serum 223 sat65 Fer14? told by dr. to stop supp. but nit told how to lower iron? how can i? No longer anemic iron 13.

Could iron supp. cause iron serum 223 sat65 Fer14? told by dr. to stop supp. but nit told how to lower iron? how can i? No longer anemic iron 13.

Confusing question: Ask your Dr to review this with you. Meanwhile stop iron supplement. If iron is a bit low you will not notice. If iron is very high you will have serious consequences. Is your transferrin saturation 65%??? You probably need to repeat the blood test---fasting---and you may need to see a hematologist. ...Read more

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Can you take 2 doeses of iron supplements (ferrous gluconate)?

Can you take 2 doeses of iron supplements (ferrous gluconate)?

Ferrous gluconate: The body can only absorb limited amounts of iron at one time. It is okay to take two doses, if so instructed by your doctor, but it's important that you take one in the morning and one in the evening. ...Read more

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Can taking black strap molasses help with iron deficiencies?

Can taking black strap molasses help with iron deficiencies?

Yes, it can -- BUT: Blackstrap molasses is high in iron, and can help you replenish your iron stores. It's also a good source of other minerals like calcium, copper, and magnesium. http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?dbid=118&tname=foodspice#healthbenefits however, it's also high in sugar -- so i wouldn't rely on this alone for iron. If you're anemic, ask your doctor about a non-sugary iron supplement. ...Read more

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How long will it take for an iron supplement to take effect? (For hemoglobin levels to rise)

How long will it take for an iron supplement to take effect? (For hemoglobin levels to rise)

Couple of weeks: If your anemia is due to iron deficiency and you start taking iron pills, you would see the beginning of the response in a few days, though it may take a few weeks to notice a substantial rise in hemoglobin. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I've iron deficiency and Dr. Prescribe iron capsule for me.milk product and caffeine affect iron absorption and am in love with it how can i take it:(?

I've iron deficiency and Dr. Prescribe iron capsule for me.milk product and caffeine affect iron absorption and am in love with it how can i take it:(?

Different times: Take the iron 2-3 hours after drinking milk or caffeine containing drinks then wait another 2-3 hours before drinking them again. Take the iron and any iron containing foods with some citrus drink, like orange juice, so the iron will be better absorbed. ...Read more

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If you take supplemental iron for an extended period can your body cease to absorb natural iron?

If you take supplemental iron for an extended period can your body cease to absorb natural iron?

No: A person absorbs iron from foods and oral iron supplements because human bodies require iron. If he is low in iron, his body will improve its absorption of iron. If he has plenty of iron, his body won't absorb as much iron. But, he will not stop absorbing iron. That means he can get iron overload by taking too high a dose of iron supplements. Iron overload damages the liver. ...Read more

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How long does it take multivitamins to cure an iron deficiency?

How long does it take multivitamins to cure an iron deficiency?

Depend-take months: It depends on how low is your iron, how good your stomach absorbing the iron, whether you can tolerate the iron, whether you take the iron properly or not , how much do you take etc. The respond is individually basis. Your doctor should check you again in about 3 months and see if you respond well or not. If you can't tolerate or if you don't respond to oral iron, intravenous iron is an option. ...Read more

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How do you take iron supplement drops?

How do you take iron supplement drops?

Not Necessary: Iron supplementation is not necessary in healthy children, toddlers or infants. There is an ample amount in formula and breast milk and in children in their normal diets. If the child has iron anemia you can treat with iron drops to replenish the iron stores needed to maintain a normal red blood cell count. Ask your doctor whether your child needs iron. ...Read more

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Will feramax make stool black?

Will feramax make stool black?

I would assume it is: Possible since it contains iron. If you have black, sticky, foul - smelling stool, that can be related to a GI bleed. ...Read more

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Will iron supplements cause an appetite increase?

Will iron supplements cause an appetite increase?

Iron supplement: Iron is not known to increase appetite. Instead, it may cause dyspepsia, bloating thereby decreased appetite. Good for you bcoz you will not quit taking it. It can also cause constipation or sometimes diarrhea. ...Read more

Iron (Definition)

In the metal group ...Read more