All You Need To Know About Iron Deficiency

How can you treat an iron deficiency?

You should elevate iron levels in the blood by working on the same points as in the prevention of iron deficiency. You can ask your doctor as he may recommend iron supplements to increase iron levels. Iron supplements are available over the counter, and for most adults the recommended daily allowance is 8 mg. You should ask your doctor beforehand.

Most people iron deficiency conditions can be treated with supplements, but if the iron deficiency is very high, the patient may need iron injection in the blood.

You should increase your fiber intake if you take supplements, as they usually cause constipation. Foods that high in fibers are fruits as bananas, oranges, apples, mangos and strawberries and raspberries, vegetables as carrots, beets, broccoli, swiss chard, spinach, artichokes and potatoes, beans as white, garbanzo, kidney, peas and lentils.

Iron supplements may turn your stool black and that’s normal.

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