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Jennifer Decamps
Iron Deficiency During Pregnancy: Best Supplements and Iron-Rich Foods

Iron Deficiency During Pregnancy: Best Supplements and Iron-Rich Foods

Pregnancy is best summed up in two words: “wonderful” and “challenging!” If you’re dealing with an iron deficiency during pregnancy, you’ll know that it doesn’t make the months any more wonderful. But more challenging? Without a doubt. 

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Ferosom Admin
Can Low Iron Stop Your Period? 4 FAQs About Iron Deficiency and Menstruation

Can Low Iron Stop Your Period? 4 FAQs About Iron Deficiency and Menstruation

Ahh, the menstrual cycle rollercoaster… have you had just about enough of it? The monthly cramps and mood swings are enough of a challenge to deal with. But what happens when iron deficiency gets thrown into the mix too?  One of the biggest concerns the Ferosom Forte team hears from women is whether low iron can actually stop your periods altogether. You may have struggled with the likes of feeling faint, fatigued, or short of breath -- they’re all common (and annoying!) symptoms of period anemia and iron deficiency. In this blog, though, we’ll specifically focus on the link between low iron...

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Alexandra Vanderschot
Ferosom Forte and Bariatric Surgery: Post Recovery

Ferosom Forte and Bariatric Surgery: Post Recovery

Everyone needs to get the right amount of iron, and especially those who have gone through major surgery. According to the University of Rochester Medical Center, anemia (low iron) is a condition that can often result after bariatric surgery. Why does this happen? There are a number of reasons. You may now have difficulty digesting red meat, which is often a major source of iron in someone’s diet. Part of this is because bariatric surgery can reduce the amount of acids present in your stomach responsible for breaking down food. When this happens, you can experience nutrition-related anemia. In addition,...

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Ferosom Forte and Pregnancy: Why You Need It

Ferosom Forte and Pregnancy: Why You Need It

Being pregnant can be both a wonderful and a difficult time. While your belly is rising up and your breasts are growing a mind of their own, the last thing you need is to be worrying about your iron levels. It is imperative that you get the right amount of iron when you are pregnant, and your doctor can recommend what is appropriate for you. (Always consult with a doctor before taking an iron supplement). Enough iron in pregnancy can help prevent you from developing anemia, and it can also help you avoid a premature birth, and a low birth...

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