Iron Deficiency in Women’s Health Xplained

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Iron Deficiency in Women’s Health Xplained

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Working as a medical doctor, I realised that far too many patients are confused about their diagnoses, their conditions and their treatments. There’s a disconnect between the language that doctors use, and what everyday people understand. This can make people feel incredibly hopeless and anxious, often at a very difficult time in their life.

We believe there is a better way. We believe all patients, regardless of age, gender, culture or condition, should have access to medical information they can understand! Everyone should feel informed and empowered, in order to engage with their doctors and be involved in making medical decisions.

This is why Medicine X was created.

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Dr. Kim Chilman-Blair
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About Iron Deficiency in Women's Health Xplained

Real People

The Iron Deficiency in Women’s Health Xplained story is based on a real person – Lou! It reflects her story, her experiences and her advice to others. There have also been lots of people who contributed along the way with their stories and advice. Thanks to everyone who helped create Iron Deficiency in Women’s Health Xplained!

Our Team

The Medicine X team are doctors, artists, and creative writers that all work together to make sure of one thing – the information is easy to understand. No more medical jargon! Everything is correct and up-to-date!

Meet Louise

Hi, I’m Louise – or as I prefer, Lou!

A while ago I was constantly feeling tired and I didn’t know why! That’s when I was diagnosed with iron deficiency anaemia. Read my story to learn more about iron deficiency and the steps you can take to get back your ‘zing’!

Take the quiz

Sometimes it can be hard to tell when iron deficiency strikes. Take the quiz below to see if you might be experiencing some of the symptoms.

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Are you feeling tired or fatigued?

Are you having trouble concentrating?

Are you breathless?

Are you feeling agitated?

Are you experiencing headaches?

Are you having trouble sleeping?

You may be experiencing symptoms related to iron deficiency or iron deficiency anaemia. Please see your Doctor for further advice on how to manage these symptoms.

It doesn’t look like you’re experiencing symptoms related to iron deficiency or iron deficiency anaemia. If you do start to notice any of these symptoms, please see your Doctor for further advice.

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