Women with hemoglobin levels below 12 grams per deciliter of blood often have anemia, which can result from low iron, according to Mayo Clinic. Iron deficiency can be dangerous because iron produces the hemoglobin that k... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

To treat low iron with diet, eat foods high in iron such as meat, seafood, beans, leafy green vegetables and dried fruits, suggests Mayo Clinic. Consuming foods that contain vitamin C along with foods containing iron hel... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Low potassium levels -known as hypokalemia- and low iron levels -referred to as anemia- have different underlying causes and symptoms; low levels of either mineral can be potentially life threatening. A healthy, balanced... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Amounts & Limits
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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 » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

The Mayo Clinic says that iron levels measured in hemoglobin have a normal range of 13.5 to 17.5 grams of hemoglobin per deciliter of blood for men and 12.0 to 15.5 grams per deciliter for women. Normal hemoglobin iron l... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Symptoms of low iron in the blood, or iron-deficiency anemia, include weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath, pale skin and dizziness, according to Healthline. Soreness or swelling of the tongue, a feeling of tingling in... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

According to WebMD, normal values of iron in the blood serum typically fall between 70 and 175 micrograms per deciliter for men, between 50 and 150 micrograms per deciliter for women, and between 50 and 120 micrograms pe... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels