Active Iron For Tiredness

Extreme fatigue, pale skin and weakness - sound familiar? These are the three most commonly cited symptoms people associate with iron deficiency in the UK and Ireland. But how informed really are people about iron deficiency? In the UK, 45% of people say they don’t know enough about iron deficiency. In fact, 40% say they don’t know what their own iron levels are. But what they do know is how iron deficiency makes them or those around them feel. Tiredness is the number 1 symptom of iron deficiency and a whopping 7 in 10 women in UK have experienced extreme tiredness more than once.



Our Technology

Active Iron is kind on you because it is gentle enough to be taken on an empty stomach. It’s the only product which helps deliver iron to where it is best absorbed and protects the digestive system from the usual problems with iron (e.g. stomach upset, constipation). Active Iron is tough on tiredness because it is clinically proven to ensure better absorption of iron.



Why Do Women Have Low Iron?

Having normal iron levels is important for energy as well as for prevention of tiredness and fatigue. Iron intake can be a problem for women of childbearing age, who need twice as much daily iron, and are much more likely to have iron deficiency, than men despite having the same diet. A recent survey amongst 1138 women in the British Isles shows that 9 out of 10 have experienced extreme tiredness. Of these 3 in 10 have had to stop taking oral iron formulations because of side effects.



Are Women Getting Enough Iron From Food?

It is a worrying fact that Iron deficiency has reached epidemic levels in the UK. Almost half the girls aged 11 to 18, and more than a quarter of women aged 19 to 64 in the UK are not getting the minimum intakes of iron recommended for good health, the latest official figures published by the government has revealed (2016). The latest National Diet and Nutrition Survey shows the number of women not hitting minimum recommended intakes has leapt by 17% since the previous survey in 2014 — while over the same period their consumption of iron-rich red meat fell by 13%. Figures for Ireland are worse, with only 1 in 5 women before, during, and after pregnancy taking adequate iron in their diet.



So, What Do We Need Iron For?

Well, Iron is essential for transporting oxygen around the body, so one of the first signs of iron deficiency is feeling tired constant tiredness. Other clues that intakes are too low include lack of energy, shortness of breath, pale skin and heart palpitations.



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