What causes low iron?
This answer shows a full list of all the diseases and conditions listed as a possible cause of Low blood iron by various sources. Acute Blood loss Blood test shows falsely decreased iron levels - e.g. error in collection or storage Breastfeeding Chronic Blood loss Chronic haematuria Chronic haemoptysis Colorectal malignancy Decreased acidity in stomach (hypochlorhydria) Decreased dietary intake Gastric malignancy Gastritis Gastrointestinal bleeding Hookworm Infancy Inflammatory bowel diseases Medications causing decreased stomach acidity Menstruation NSAID/aspirin use Parasites Peptic ulcer Pregnancy Puberty
i think the loss of apetite is the reson that you have a low amount of iron in your body not the othert way around Iron defitiency causes loss of energy, becoming very distracted in class, alotof spacing out ,anemia ,and sungy nails . i think the loss of apetite is the reson that you have a low amount of iron in your body not the othert way around Iron defitiency causes loss of energy…
Iron is a very important component for our body growth. Deficiency of iron is known as anemia. This can be caused due to lesser intake of iron in diet. Women are mostly prone to iron deficiency during pregnancy. Low iron saturation may indicate a need to increase your iron intake. Supplements for iron is another option but it should be taken under guidance of medical experts.
1) Low sodium chloride causes Hyponatremia.(Extra cellular compartment) 2) Low potassium chloride causes Hypokalemia. (Intro cellular compartment) 3) Low calcium ions causes Hyocalcemia.(Extra cellular compartment ) 4) Low magnesium causes Hypomagnesemia. ( intro cellular compartment ) 5) Low iron causes Iron deficiency anemia. 6) Low Iodine causes Hypothyroidism. There are other trace element like Chromium,Manganese, (Iron ) Cobalt,Nickel,Copper,Zinc. (Why are they sitting in a row in periodic table ? ) and few others like molybdenum…
Low iron levels can be seen in patients with anemia or chronic disease. Mostly people with chronic kidney disease will have low iron levels. Iron deficiency anemia is another condition with low iron levels. This can be treated with iron supplement. Fatigue and weakness is the most common symptoms people present when they have low serum iron levels.
Low iron intake can be because of several factors like improper diet habits. It is not so that being a vegetarian makes you iron deficient. Diet should be proper and healthy. Eat more fruits and green vegetables like spinach if you are a complete vegetarian. This will help you maintain the iron level in your body.