Posted on: 14.04.2021 Posted by: Drlark Comments: 0

October 10, 2003


Determining Your Iron Needs

If you are a woman and you answer “Yes”

to any of the following, then you may need supplemental iron. Click

here to read about iron

and the amounts you should take.

  Yes No
I am still menstruating

I am a vegetarian

I am in late perimenopause

I am in menopause

I have a history of anemia or

low red blood cells

I have a bleeding problem, such

as an ulcer

I have a problem digesting food

and absorbing nutrients

I am 65 or older

My serum ferritin blood levels

are below normal

I am an amateur or professional




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