Iron levels will need to be brought back to normal. This can be done with diet changes or supplements.

These may be needed:

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Iron deficiency anemia in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:https://www.dynamed.com/condition/iron-deficiency-anemia-in-adults. Updated March 14, 2019. Accessed September 16, 2019.

Overview of decreased erythropoiesis. Merck Manual Professional Version website. Available at: https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/hematology-and-oncology/anemias-caused-by-deficient-erythropoiesis/overview-of-decreased-erythropoiesis. Updated July 2018. Accessed September 16, 2019.

Last reviewed September 2019 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Dianne Rishikof, MS, RDN, LDN, IFNCP  Last Updated: 9/16/2019