There are a few common deficiencies we can test for if you'd like.
So, what are the most common ones?
We most commonly see B12, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin D, Magnesium, and Omega 3. Source #2
How serious is this? What happens if it goes untreated?
The labs came back, you have Iron-deficiency anemia.
That sounds serious! How do I get my iron up?
Organ damage and heart damage are common because there is less oxygen in your blood so your organs have to work harder. In pregnant women, untreated anemia can lead to premature birth, low birth weight, and even infant death. Source #3
I'll get right on it! Thank you.
Thank you, Doctor!
It is easy just eat: nuts and seeds, seafood, beef, legumes, whole grains, dark green leafy vegetables, dark chocolate, and tofu! Source #2