Mayo Clinic Minute: Female athletes may need more iron

Women who exercise may need more iron. In a recent study, Mayo Clinic experts found that women who exercise for long periods of time and/or participate inĀ sportsĀ where there is repetitive heel striking are at increased risk of iron deficiency and iron-deficient anemia. That’s important, because, without iron, your body can’t perform at its best. In … Continue reading Mayo Clinic Minute: Female athletes may need more iron