What is Anemia?
Anemia is a condition of weakness or tiredness caused by a shortage of healthy red blood cells using iron to transport oxygen.
What causes Anemia?
Anemia is usually caused by a shortage of functioning red blood cells. This can be caused by bleeding, excessive cell death, or low production of cells. Low production of red blood cells is usually caused by a shortage of Iron (Iron Deficiency).
Understanding Hepcidin is vital to managing your Iron Health.
Hepcidin is the hormone responsible for regulating iron in the body.