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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_deficiency

Iron is present in all cells in the human body and has several vital functions, such as: carrying ... Too little iron can interfere with these vital functions and lead to morbidity and death. ... Iron deficiency anemia occurs when the body lacks sufficient amounts of iron, resulting in reduced production of the protein hemoglobin.

www.healthline.com/health/iron-deficiency-anemia

Jul 17, 2017 ... When there isn't enough iron in your blood stream, the rest of your ... There are many reasons why a person might become deficient in iron.

www.everydayhealth.com/news/unusual-signs-iron-deficiency

Sep 11, 2015 ... If your body doesn't have enough iron, it cannot produce enough ... Iron deficiency can cause anemia, which means you have too little hemoglobin. ... Hemoglobin gives skin its rosy color, so low levels cause the skin to become lighter. ... out why this happens to people when they do not get enough iron, but ...

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Iron deficiency anemia occurs when your body doesn't have enough iron. ... Iron deficiency anemia is caused by low levels of iron in the body. ... This can happen in people who need a lot of iron, such as small children, teens ... Look very pale.

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Check out these symptoms of iron deficiency and, if you have them, see your doc and ... An iron-deficient body will prioritize getting oxygen to your brain before it ...

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Iron deficiency can result from too little iron in your diet, as well as blood loss from menstrual bleeding or bleeding in your digestive tract. Low iron levels are the ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/iron-deficiency-anemia/symptoms-causes/dxc-20266514

Nov 11, 2016 ... But as the body becomes more deficient in iron and anemia ... If you consume too little iron, over time your body can become iron deficient.

www.womenshealthmag.com/food/iron-deficiency

Feb 7, 2014 ... If you spot these telltale symptoms of low iron, get yourself a spinach ... This can happen whether you're at the gym or simply walking to your ...

www.womenshealth.gov/a-z-topics/iron-deficiency-anemia

May 30, 2017 ... Iron-deficiency anemia means that your body does not have enough iron. Your .... What can happen if iron-deficiency anemia is not treated?