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Where’s the Iron?

Ruth Trickey’s Woman, Hormones and http://www.jinglenews.com/viva-viagra the Menstrual Cycle is one of my favorite books. I am always reading this book in hopes that eventually it will all sink in! What drew me to it currently is the sneaking suspicion that I am iron-deficient. For many months, I have been experiencing bouts of dizziness, tiredness, and my legs sometimes become very tired after just a little exertion. Once I asked myself, “am I experiencing anemia?” I have had regular dreams in which I am hemorrhaging blood in someway or another.  Last year I had a blood test in which I had 11 grams/dL, while the normal range is 12 – 16 grams/dL for women, after which I made efforts to increase my iron intake…but I feel my efforts were not sufficient. Why would someone be low on thesweetpotato.ca iron? Take a look at the graph on this page for risk factors. “Iron requirements for women are around 80 per cent higher than for men because of online order viagra menstruation and child-bearing. It is estimated that iron deficiency is the …