Excerpts from Patient UK - Non-anaemic iron
deficiency is a reduced content of total body iron
deficiency anaemia (IDA) occurs when the iron
deficiency is sufficient to reduce erythropoiesis and therefore the haemoglobin (Hb) level falls. However, problems related to iron
depletion can develop before this stage."
There may be no symptoms until significant anaemia develops. Symptoms which may be linked to iron