March is National Kidney Month, making today’s topic of Chronic Kidney Disease (also known as CKD) very fitting. A common issue of CKD is iron deficiency anemia, particularly for patients on dialysis. What is Iron Deficiency Anemia? Iron deficiency is a condition that reflects having less than adequate iron levels in the body which … Continue reading Iron Deficiency Anemia with Chronic Kidney Disease
Iron & Your Heart Part 1: Chronic Iron Deficiency
We’ve been talking about heart-related issues in honour of Heart Month, and this particular article may be among the most important of all because it will give you a look into the impact of iron deficiency anemia on your heart. I want to ask you a question: How quickly would you get yourself to a … Continue reading Iron & Your Heart Part 1: Chronic Iron Deficiency
Are You Always Cold?
Baby, it’s cold outside, but if you find yourself feeling cold even when it’s anything but, then this could be a sign of iron deficiency. Your body needs iron to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the rest of your body and to help produce energy. Think of your body as a coal furnace … Continue reading Are You Always Cold?