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Health Tip: Slumping Iron?

Posted: Apr 3, 2013 5:00 AM by Diana Kohnle

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(HealthDay News) -- If your blood doesn't have enough healthy oxygen-carrying red blood cells, it may be because you aren't getting enough iron in your diet.

The U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute says common symptoms of iron-deficiency anemia include:

  • Tiredness.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Headaches or dizziness.
  • Cold hands and feet.
  • Unusually pale skin.
  • Chest pain.

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