Iron and Hair Testing

Iron and Hair Testing

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Iron and Anemia

  • A low iron to copper ratio indicates a trend toward anemia.
  • Copper in excess amounts can contribute to iron deficiency anemia. This is because it by interferes with iron absorption and decreased the metabolic activity of iron.

Iron and Depression

  • A link has been associated between iron deficiency and emotional disturbances; such as depression and anxiety  states.
  • Iron is important for amino acid metabolism and is involved in the formation of monoamine oxidase (MAO), dopamine, serotonin, and other neurotransmitters.