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TUESDAY Q & A: Both too much and too little iron have potential to lead to health concerns

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm a 40-year old woman, and I’ve noticed that many multivitamins for women contain iron. Should all women take extra iron? Is it safe to do so? What are the side effects of taking a daily iron supplement? ANSWER: Not having enough iron in your body — a condition [...]

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Iron Supplementation Typically Not Recommended for Postmenopausal Women

Iron Supplementation Typically Not Recommended for Postmenopausal Women September 9, 2011 Dear Mayo Clinic: I've followed the no-iron-supplement guidelines for postmenopausal women for years even though I have a lifelong history of mild anemia. I just purchased my daily vitamin supplement and saw that at least two well-known brands have [...]

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Post-Menopausal Iron Supplementation

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Dr. Jacqueline Thielen, a women's health specialist at Mayo Clinic provides some perspecitive regarding iron supplements after menopause. To listen, click the link below. Post Menopausal Iron Supplements  

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