Iron is one of the most commonly deficient minerals. That’s why I recommend a full iron panel to my patients.
Although iron deficiency is commonly associated with anemia, it’s important to note that you could have anemia without being iron deficient. Similarly, you can have an iron deficiency without being anemic. We also have to consider iron toxicity, which can be a problem for people with very high iron levels.
Today I’m sharing how too much iron and too little iron can impact autoimmune conditions such as Graves’ disease and Hashimoto’s. I’ll discuss what should be included in a full iron panel, symptoms of low or high iron levels, why we refer to optimal reference ranges, and more.
In this episode, you’ll learn about:
As always, I hope you found this episode valuable, and I look forward to catching you in the next episode!
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