FATIQUE AND IRON DEFICIENCY
Anemia occurs when the body has a
decreased level of hemoglobin in the red blood cells. Hemoglobin is the protein
in your red blood cells that is responsible
for carrying oxygen to the tissues.
Iron deficiency is the most common type of anemia, and it occurs when the body
doesn't have enough of the iron mineral. The body needs iron to make hemoglobin. When there isn't enough iron in the blood stream, the rest of the body can't get the amount of oxygen it needs.
Women of childbearing age are those most commonly afflicted with iron deficiency anemia due to heavy menstruation or pregnancy complications. The treatment is supplements or change