You've been diagnosed you with iron deficiency, possibly with anemia. What happens next?
Am I iron deficient?
Your doctor may recommend you take iron pills to combat your iron deficiency. But wouldn’t you like to know if they will be effective before starting the months long treatment plan?
Or they may recommend intravenous iron infusions. But wouldn’t you like to know if taking iron pills, a cheaper and safer alternative, will be effective?
A MEASUREMENT OF YOUR HEPCIDIN LEVELS CAN GIVE YOU THOSE ANSWERS
Iron deficiency is the leading cause of anemia worldwide
According to National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) 7.1% of the U.S. population suffers from anemia. Cases of anemia in the US have been on the rise nearly doubling from 2003 to 2012 (4.0% to 7.1%)
Know the symptoms:
- Learning impairment in young children
- Pregnancy complications for both mothers and newborns
- Mental and physical fatigue
- Cognitive decline in the elderly
Anemia is the consequence of long-term iron deficiency however it can be avoided if detected early and treated appropriately.
Early Detection. Early Intervention.
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