Women's Hair Loss and Iron Deficiency NYC - (212) 644-6454 - New York, NY

New York Dermatology 30 East 60th Street (Park/Madison) 8th Floor Suite 805 New York, NY

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  • Other common lab tests are serum ferritin or serum iron, which examines the proteins involved in the storage and transport of iron through the body, stool occult blood test and TIBC -total iron binding capacity- These tests will determine whether a person has an iron deficiency and the degree of its severity. 
  • Iron Deficiency & Women's Hair Loss One of the most common causes of hair loss in pre-menopausal women is not hormones, but a nutritional deficiency, with depleted iron stores being the most important factor. 
  • Iron deficiency is the most common cause of telogen effluvium in premenopausal women. 
  • The fall of iron stores normally passes through several stages: lowered iron stores, iron depletion and iron deficiency anemia. 
  • You can maximise your iron absorption by eating a combination of iron-rich foods such as red meat,green, leafy vegetables, shellfish, egg yolk, nuts and cereals with food or drinks that are high in vitamin C for example, a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice.
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