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11-12-2001, 11:45 PM
How does somebody become iron deficient (this is called anemic right?)? Is this exercise related at all? Can somebody get a mild case of this if they started running a lot (after not running for a while)? Or is it just because there's not enough iron in your diet? Can somebody help me out. I don't have a clue.

11-13-2001, 03:26 AM
You become defficient when your iron intake is not the adequate.
You always loose minerals and trace elements when you're exercising and you need to replace them asap.
Vitamin C aids in the absorption of Iron.

the doc
11-13-2001, 05:41 AM
if you eat red meat or spinach your most likely not iron deficient

11-13-2001, 06:43 AM
the only way to truly become anemic, is to bleed on a regular basis. So if you're male, if you have an ulcer, or colon cancer, usually. With women, it's a little different, since we have menstrual cycles.

11-13-2001, 08:35 AM
Thanks for the info!:)