IJSRP, Volume 12, Issue 12, December 2022 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Abin Varghese, Saritha Mary Thomas
Purpose: Iron deficiency is mostly affecting nutritional deficiency in low and middle-income countries. Infants, young children, adolescent females, young females with heavy bleeding during menstrual periods, women of childbearing age, and old people are at a significant risk of iron deficiency. Doctors usually prescribe iron therapy in treating iron deficiency. Along with iron deficiency, iron overload is a serious complication when there is an excess of iron storage in the human body.