Iron helps carry oxygen around the blood. When you have iron deficiency anemia, it means your iron levels are low and there's a decrease in the flow of oxygen to your organs and tissues.
Iron deficiency anemia is highly treatable. Iron supplements can help you manage your condition. There are many different types of iron supplements available. Talk to your doctor to see which iron supplements are best for you.
Use this infographic as a guide to tell if your iron supplements are properly managing your iron levels.