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Iron

Iron is a very important mineral in humans because it is needed to make part of your red blood cells that is called hemoglobin. There are many sources of iron. You can get iron from oysters, liver, red lean meat (especially beef), salmon and tuna. Although there are many ways to get iron in your diet, some people don't get enough. This may be because they don't like foods that have iron in them or they can't afford those foods. Sometimes, people don't have enough iron because of illness or because they are bleeding in their body. People who have had gastric bypass surgery have problems keeping their level of iron at the right level. Some women have low iron levels when they menstruate. This can be a problem because people with low iron levels can develop anemia. Anemia happens when you don't have enough red blood cells to bring oxygen to your body. People with anemia feel tired, usually are pale, and can also have headaches or sometimes chest pain. You can prevent getting anemia if you are at risk by taking an iron supplement. A supplement is a pill or liquid that you take by mouth that replaces something that is lacking in your diet. It is usually a vitamin, mineral, or amino acid.

Benefits of Iron Supplements

Iron supplements can help to bring back the body's iron levels to normal. This will help the body to make hemoglobin. Iron supplements at Walgreens come in many forms and many types. Walgreens offers liquids, wafers and pill forms. While some supplements are made of only iron, you can also find multivitamins that offer added iron that offer added iron. There may be some benefit to taking a supplement that has some vitamin C because it helps your body absorb iron. You should always talk to your doctor or pharmacist before beginning a supplement. You should talk about your medical history and your medications. Always include over the counter medications and other supplements as part of the conversation. Once you and your doctor decide what you need, you will be sure to find it at Walgreens.

This summary is intended for general informational purposes only, and should not be interpreted as specific medical advice. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not strictly regulate herbs and supplements. There is no guarantee of purity, strength, or safety of the products. As a result, effects may vary. You should read product labels. In addition, if you are taking medications, herbs, or other supplements you should consult with a qualified healthcare provider before taking a supplement as supplements may interact with other medications, herbs, and nutritional products. If you have a medical condition, including if you are pregnant or nursing, you should speak to a qualified healthcare provider before taking a supplement. Consult a healthcare provider immediately if you experience side effects.

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