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I think I overdosed on iron from eating too much dark green food. Poop is dark. Stop iron pills?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: OD on pills? or gree

Can't od on iron from greens-not well enough absorbed to be an issue.
Can od from pills, if taken in excess. Dark stool can be normal effect from taking iron supplements; dark stool can be from effect of eating dark foods.

In brief: OD on pills? or gree

Can't od on iron from greens-not well enough absorbed to be an issue.
Can od from pills, if taken in excess. Dark stool can be normal effect from taking iron supplements; dark stool can be from effect of eating dark foods.
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