Health & Fitness

Iron Supplements CAN Help Fatigue in Women

Kristen Sparrow • July 16, 2012

A follow up blog post on fatigue and iron.  We discussed the topic here, and now there is a recent study that iron, can, indeed, help fatigue in women.  This is such an obvious concept, I’m puzzled why there is such push back against giving iron.  The downside in menstruating women is miniscule and yet there is this “caution” against it.  In Chinese Medicine, the first concern in treating any woman of childbearing age is their blood. Elementary.
From the NYTimes
Iron supplements are often recommended as a treatment for fatigue in women, but evidence of their effect has been scarce. Now a randomized trial suggests that for certain women, these supplements do help...