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Iron Deficiency - a common complaint

If you are constantly fatigued, suffer from lack of concentration and are losing hair, you may have an iron deficiency. This disorder is one of the most common health problems worldwide. Around 30 percent of the world population - some two billion people - are affected. Iron is essential for human health.

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Although it is considered a trace element, we all have around four to five grams of iron in our bodies.