Leading science and healthcare innovation company Merck join forces with the Department of Health (DOH), Philippine Thyroid Association (PTA), Philippine Society of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism (PSEDM), and the Iodine Global Network (IGN), to raise consciousness against thyroid disorders. This collaboration is time for the International Thyroid Awareness Week (ITAW) 2017.
I was anemic. I would easily get tired. Until today, I would feel dizzy for no reason. My mother told me I inherited her genes that, one way or another, have problems with the blood.
Now that I am pregnant, my doctor advised that I take iron supplements. She explained that during pregnancy, a mom’s body supplies blood and oxygen to the baby. The demand then for iron goes up with the increase in blood supply. Taking iron supplement will address this need for extra iron.