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Iron deficiency can result from several different factors including blood loss and pregnancy. Iron helps to produce the hemoglobin that helps give the blood its red color, according to MayoClinic. More »

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Causes of low iron in the blood, also known as iron deficiency anemia, include a lack of iron in the diet and blood loss during menstruation or as the result of a peptic ulcer, colon polyp or hiatal hernia, according to ... More »

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Some causes of low iron saturation include chronic iron deficiency, uremia, nephrotic syndrome and extensive cancer, according to Medscape. Dietary causes of low iron deficiency include not incorporating enough foods con... More »

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Low iron levels occur when the body needs increased iron, such as during pregnancy, during periods of fast growth and after blood loss, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Another cause is a decr... More »

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Causes of iron deficiency anemia, a condition where the body has low iron levels, include blood loss, insufficient iron in the diet, inability to absorb iron and pregnancy, according to Mayo Clinic. Lack of iron prevents... More »

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Causes of iron deficiency anemia include blood loss, lack of iron absorption ability by the small intestines and pregnancy, according to Mayo Clinic. Eating a low-iron diet may also cause iron deficiency anemia. More »

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Causes of low iron in the blood, also known as iron deficiency anemia, include a lack of iron in the diet and blood loss during menstruation or as the result of a peptic ulcer, colon polyp or hiatal hernia, according to ... More »

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