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What is Iron
Your blood contains red cells. These red cells carry haemoglobin. Within the haemoglobin, iron is contained. Iron is the essential nutrient that your body needs to maintain its energy levels and that helps you with both physical and mental health.
If iron deficiency goes unidentified, long term consequences can develop that affect your health and wellbeing. Initially, iron deficiency can be so mild that it goes unnoticed.
Diagnosis can be made with a simple blood test, along with an examination with a specialist doctor to review your symptoms. It is important that the underlying cause of the deficiency is identified, as iron deficiency may be the first symptom of a more serious disorder.
Our Iron Deficiency experts
IV iron infusion by an Iron infusion specialist is recommended if:
- You can not tolerate oral iron due its side effects, such as gastrointestinal problems
- Prior to surgery for a faster recovery and less complications post operatively
- You have kidney, heart or inflammatory bowel disease
- Your iron levels are dangerously low and need to be raised quickly, such as in the final stages of pregnancy or just after giving birth