Do you Have Low Iron?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), iron deficiency is the top nutritional disorder in the world. Low iron deficiency and Anemia is especially common among women. Do you have low iron? 

Iron deficiency symptoms: 

Also known as anemia, having low iron can impact many areas of your life. One of the biggest symptoms include fatigue and lack of energy; this ties in with a general feeling of weakness. Any kind of physical activity can be interrupted with a shortness of breath, chest pain, rapid heartbeat, or headaches. 


Many symptoms are associated with iron deficiency, including fatigue. 

Many people with anemia find that they crave non nutritional substances, such as ice, or even sand. 


Having low iron can even impact your appearance. Having pale or yellow skin is often associated with low iron levels. Additionally, it can cause brittle nails, hair thinning, and hair loss. 


These are all general symptoms, however you should take a blood test to determine if you have low iron levels. Anemia can be diagnosed by testing complete blood count, as well as hemoglobin, hematocrit, mean cellular volume, ferritin,  serum iron, transferrin or total iron-binding capacity, and low iron saturation, as well as  white blood count,  platelet count. 


If your iron is low, its important to find an iron supplement that works for you. Many supplements come with side effects such as constipation Dr. Kohli’s Femitone Tonic helps to prevent iron deficiency anemia and to form red blood cells. It’s a herbal iron and vitamin tonic that's processed in honey and is non constipating. 


The ingredients are curated to work with each other in order to optimize your body's absorption.  


In addition to iron itself, Femitone contains 15mg of vitamin C. Consuming vitamin C can enhance iron absorption. 


B12 levels can also play a role in iron deficiency, which is why Femitone contains B12. 


In conjunction with Folic acid, vitamin B6, Ashwagandha, licorice root, sweet fennel, dandelion, ginger, and concentrated juices, Femitone is a great natural option when considering taking iron supplements. 


Adults should take 1 cap full 3 times per day. 

Take Femitone with food and shake the bottle well before use.

It's important to have a balanced diet if you’re iron deficient. Incorporate lots of leafy greens and citruses into your diet; these include iron as well as vitamin C to help with absorption. You can choose other iron rich foods such as meats, seafoods, beams, dried fruit, peas, and fortified foods like cereals, breads, pastas, and soymilk. Prune juice is a great source of iron as well. 

Incorporate leafy greens into your diet to increase iron levels.