Dr.M.K.Mishra ( Consult For Homeopathic Treatment)

IRON



ImportanceofCalcium

1. Iron isfound in the red blood corpuscles most abundantly, but is contained  also in every cell.

2.It is of greatimportance as a disturnamce of the equilibrium of the iron molecules in themuscular fibres causes a relaxed condition, favouring congestion and hemorrhage.Iron restores the tone, equalizes the circulation and abates the lever. Allailments of a congestive nature, especially in children who are dull andlistless, failing appetite, lose weight, etc.

Symptoms or problems of Iron deficiency:
·  Iron deficiency is the most commonnutritional deficiency and the leading cause of anemia in  India.

·  Iron deficiencyis due either to increased need for iron by the body or a decreased absorptionor amount of iron taken in.

· Signs of iron deficiency include fatigue, decreased work and schoolperformance, slow cognitive and social development during childhood, difficultymaintaining body temperature, decreased immune function, and glossitis (aninflamed tongue).

Iron Deficiency Symptoms

What are the symptoms of iron deficiency?

Medical Author:Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
Medical Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

How can youtell if you have iron deficiency?

Because thesigns and symptoms of iron deficiency (also termed anemia, iron deficiencyanemia, sideropenia, and hypoferremia) can be very subtle, only a blood testcan tell you for sure if your iron levels are too low. Anemia, which hasseveral definitions, including a depletion of functioning red blood cells, canresult from iron deficiency as well as other causes. However, some people withiron deficiency anemia have no recognizable symptoms at all. If the irondeficiency develops over a long time, causing an anemia that developsgradually, the body can adjust to the new state and you may not feel anysymptoms.

On the otherhand, if iron deficiency develops suddenly (such as the result of profoundblood loss) the body has less time to compensate, and you may notice symptomsof iron deficiency listed below right away.

Even whensymptoms of chronic, or long-term, iron deficiency are present, the symptomsare nonspecific and could be caused by a number of different problems.

Iron and iron deficiency facts*

*Irondeficiency facts medical author:

What is iron and why do we need it?

Iron is amineral needed by our bodies. Iron is a part of all cells and does many thingsin our bodies. For example, iron (as part of the protein hemoglobin) carriesoxygen from our lungs throughout our bodies. Having too little hemoglobin iscalled anemia. Iron also helps our muscles store and use oxygen.

Iron is a partof many enzymes and is used in many cell functions. Enzymes help our bodiesdigest foods and also help with many other important reactions that occurwithin our bodies. When our bodies don't have enough iron, many parts of ourbodies are affected.

What is iron deficiency and why is it a concern?

Iron deficiencyis a condition resulting from too little iron in the body. Iron deficiency isthe most common nutritional deficiency and the leading cause of anemia in theUnited States.1

The termsanemia, iron deficiency, and iron deficiency anemia often are usedinterchangeably but equivalent. Iron deficiency ranges from depleted ironstores without functional or health impairment to iron deficiency with anemia,which affects the functioning of several organ systems.

Iron deficiencyis a concern because it can:

Treatment:

Food Sources ofiron are ranked by milligrams of iron per standard amount; also calories in thestandard amount. (All amounts listed provide 10% or more of the RecommendedDietary Allowance (RDA) for teenage and adult females, which is 18 mg/day.)

High In Cholesterol:

*These arenon-heme iron sources. To improve absorption, eat these with a vitamin-C richfood.

 



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