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I recently had a blood test for my iron an the test results showed low saturation as it was at 5%. What should I do? I started taking iron supplements

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology

In brief: Since you

Are a young woman iron deficiency from heavy periods would be common.
The supplements will help over time. Worse case scenario you may need help regulating your cycle to minimize the blood loss.

In brief: Since you

Are a young woman iron deficiency from heavy periods would be common.
The supplements will help over time. Worse case scenario you may need help regulating your cycle to minimize the blood loss.
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