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,
bleeding injuries, and other causes of blood loss. ...more »
Symptoms of Iron deficiency
See full list of 12
symptoms of Iron deficiency
Treatments for Iron deficiency
Read more about treatments for Iron deficiency
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Iron deficiency:
Wrongly Diagnosed with Iron deficiency?
Iron deficiency: Related Patient Stories
Iron deficiency: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Iron deficiency:
Causes of Iron deficiency
See full list of 6
causes of Iron deficiency
Read more about causes of Iron deficiency.
More information about causes of Iron deficiency:
Disease Topics Related To Iron deficiency
Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Iron deficiency:
Iron deficiency: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Iron deficiency
Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder
called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed.
Women with the condition tend...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis).
See ...read more »
Read more about Misdiagnosis and Iron deficiency
Iron deficiency: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:
Latest Treatments for Iron deficiency
Read more about the latest treatments for Iron deficiency
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Iron deficiency
Medical research articles related to Iron deficiency include:
Click here to find more evidence-based articles on the TRIP Database
Iron deficiency: Animations
More Iron deficiency animations & videos
Research about Iron deficiency
Visit our research pages for current research about Iron deficiency treatments.
Prevention of Iron deficiency
Prevention information for Iron deficiency has been compiled from various data sources
and may be inaccurate or incomplete.
None of these methods guarantee prevention of Iron deficiency.
Read more about prevention of Iron deficiency
Iron deficiency: Broader Related Topics
Types of Iron deficiency
Iron deficiency Message Boards
Related forums and medical stories:
User Interactive Forums
Read about other experiences, ask a question about Iron deficiency, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:
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.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Contents for Iron deficiency:
User Surveys and Discussion Forums
» Next page: What is Iron deficiency?
Medical Tools & Articles:
Tools & Services:
Forums & Message Boards
- Ask or answer a question at the Boards: