Iron deficiency: Introduction
Iron is needed to make blood, and lack of iron leads to
having too few red blood cells,
a condition called anemia.
The body can also lose iron through heavy menstruation,
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Definitions of Iron deficiency:
Anemia characterized by decreased or absent iron stores, low serum iron concentration, low transferrin saturation, and low hemoglobin concentration or hematocrit value. The erythrocytes are hypochromic and microcytic and the iron binding capacity is increased.
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