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Iron supplementation typically not recommended for postmenopausal women



Iron supplementation typically not recommended for postmenopausal women

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've followed the no-iron-supplement guidelines for postmenopausal women for years, even though I have a lifelong history of mild anemia. I just purchased my daily vitamin supplement and saw that at least two well-known brands have added a small amount of iron to their senior formula. Why the change? Is this safe to take?...read the answer