Category Archives: Women’s health

At Risk of Developing Iron Deficiency Anemia?

Iron and the risk of iron deficiency

Risk of Iron Deficiency The risk of iron deficiency is that it can lead to iron deficiency anemia (IDA). Iron deficiency anemia (also referred to as microcytic anemia) is the most common nutritional deficiency across the globe (1). According to latest statistics, more than one-fourth of the world’s population is anemic (corresponding to 1.6 billion

Iron during pregnancy. What you should know about.

Deficiency of Iron during Pregnancy and Postpartum Iron deficiency anemia is the most prevalent nutritional deficiency that affects 14% of the pregnant women in developed countries and as much as 56% (or about 35% to 75%) women in developing countries, according to statistics released by World Health Organization (WHO) (1). Healthcare providers around the world