Are you feeling too exhausted to get off the couch? Catching every cold that’s going around? If you’re a woman, you could be iron deficient.
Iron deficiency occurs more frequently in women than in men. Menstruating women lose iron every month, and pregnant women need to supply extra iron to their babies. This is why men’s iron levels are usually okay while women are often playing catch-up.
Other causes of iron deficiency include blood loss due to ulcers, cancer, hemorrhoids or long-term aspirin use. Continue reading “What is Iron Deficiency? Do You Have It?”Read More