The mineral iron does a lot, including helping you feel your best and energized every day. Learn about what it means to have a low iron level and understand exactly what iron’s role is in your body.
What happens when you have low iron, and how do your doctors diagnose it? Find out what to watch out for.
What are the risk factors for iron deficiency anemia? Check out how your diet, heavy periods, or even long-distance running can cause low iron in your blood.
Untreated iron-deficiency anemia can cause health problems such as fatigue, headache, dizziness, developmental delays, and even heart complications.
A diagnosis of iron-deficiency anemia may signal an underlying GI problem such as celiac disease or ulcerative colitis. Here’s what to look for.
Why do people with chronic kidney disease get iron-deficiency anemia, and how do you treat it?
When you have low iron, you’ll need to turn to your diet, supplements, and possibly medications to raise it up to healthy levels.