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Low Hemoglobin Count: Causes, Risks and Treatment

what are low hemoglobin levels

A low hemoglobin count is a frequently seen blood test outcome. Hemoglobin (Hb or Hgb) is a protein in red cell that carries oxygen throughout the body.

Updated: August 4, 2016 — 12:39 pm

What if iron levels too high during pregnancy?

high iron levels early pregnancy

The World Health Organization recommends pregnant women take a daily iron supplement to reduce the risk of iron shortage, anemia and low-birth weight. Even during pregnancy, however, you can have too much of an excellent thing.

Updated: August 6, 2016 — 12:28 pm

Iron Overload in Females

Blood test for high iron levels in females

What is high iron levels (hemochromatosis)? High iron levels is an acquired (genetic) condition in which there is excessive build-up of iron in the body (iron overload). It is a common congenital disease among Caucasians in the United States, influencing approximately 1 to 6 people in the United States. People impacted with high iron levels […]

Updated: August 11, 2016 — 7:50 am
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