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Anemia

Dangers of Iron Supplements

Iron is unique among essential minerals, because there is no mechanism for its excretion once absorbed into the body. Whatever iron is absorbed must either be used or stored and excessive storage of iron in the body promotes the generation of free...

Exercises for Heavy Menstrual Flow Anemia

Women who are anemic or have a problem with heavy menstrual bleeding tend to tire easily even when they exercise, so they often stop their regular exercise program, according to Susan Lark, M.D. Although the fatigue problem tends to resolve itself...

Vitamin T

Known as the “sesame seed factor,” vitamin T is found in sesame seeds and egg yolks. We do not yet know exactly what this substance is, but it is thought to be helpful in preventing anemia and the hemolysis of red blood cells. Halvah, a...

Fibroids

Fibroids are benign (not cancerous) tumors made mostly of muscle tissue. They are found in the wall of the uterus and sometimes on the cervix. They can range in size from as small as a pea to as large as a basketball!