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Can low iron levels cause irregular periods?
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Dr. Hector Chapa
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: The reverse is true
Heany cycles is a common cause of iron deficient anemia in women.
However, low iron will not cause the irregular cycles. Cycle timing and frequency is hormonally controlled, not influenced per se by iron levels.

In brief: The reverse is true
Heany cycles is a common cause of iron deficient anemia in women.
However, low iron will not cause the irregular cycles. Cycle timing and frequency is hormonally controlled, not influenced per se by iron levels.
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