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Can low blood count cause light periods? I started to get lighter and lighter periods irregular, already im low on iron and now im low on folic acid

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Dr. Doina Marina
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In brief: Yes.

Low blood count, leading to light, irregular periods results from an inadequate diet ; other risk factors.
Foods rich in folic acid: liver, egg yolk, dried beans, lentils, spinach, beetroot, broccoli, bananas, oranges to be eaten raw as possible, to preserve folic acid. Iron from mollusks, liver, squash pumpkin seeds, nuts, beef, whole grains, lamb, beans, tofu, cocoa. Supplements of fe ; folic acid.

In brief: Yes.

Low blood count, leading to light, irregular periods results from an inadequate diet ; other risk factors.
Foods rich in folic acid: liver, egg yolk, dried beans, lentils, spinach, beetroot, broccoli, bananas, oranges to be eaten raw as possible, to preserve folic acid. Iron from mollusks, liver, squash pumpkin seeds, nuts, beef, whole grains, lamb, beans, tofu, cocoa. Supplements of fe ; folic acid.
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In brief: The two conditions

Are entirely different .
The low count of your level of iron or Folic Acid will not affect how much your menstrual flow is . On the contrary , if your flow is heavy , you may develop iron deficiency anemia . Iron deficiency anemia in menstruating women is mostly due to heavy menstrual flow.

In brief: The two conditions

Are entirely different .
The low count of your level of iron or Folic Acid will not affect how much your menstrual flow is . On the contrary , if your flow is heavy , you may develop iron deficiency anemia . Iron deficiency anemia in menstruating women is mostly due to heavy menstrual flow.
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