Ferro-C. Iron deficiency is still considered the most common deficiency in the industrialized Western world with estimates of up to 26% of the population falling into this category. Iron is difficult to absorb and receive in the proper amounts from the diet alone.
Iron is essential to hemoglobin formation and to the effective circulation of oxygen throughout the body. Without adequate levels of iron in the blood, a person will feel very tired and fatigued. Without adequate iron intake from the diet, a person can suffer from mild, chronic ‘suffocation’ or hypoxia (low oxygen). Iron is also a component of several enzymes strengthens the immune system and increases the body’s endurance capacity.
If you have found your energy to be flagging for no apparent reason, consider the possibility of low iron in your blood. This extremely common nutritional weakness occurs due to excessive loss in body fluids, or poor intake from diet and can cause symptoms such as fatigue, difficulty concentrating, headaches, pale complexion, dark circles under the eyes and more. Deficiencies also occur because by nature, iron is difficult to absorb. This condition often goes undiagnosed because the symptoms begin in a subtle way and the body learns to do without iron by functioning at a lower but less efficient rate.
The high-risk groups for iron deficiency are women, vegetarians and athletes: women due to the monthly loss of blood, vegetarians because of the absence of iron-rich meat in their diet, and athletes because of the intense loss of fluid and minerals. Since there are so many additional causes of fatigue, many people can suffer from iron deficiency and not realize what the problem is.
Further, most iron supplements are difficult to absorb, providing only two to ten per cent of the dose, and contributing to constipation. A better form of iron is Ferronyl‚R, which provides 60 per cent absorption, a vast improvement. Ferro-C, a power formula, will help to supply your body with iron to get the levels back up to normal.