Doctor reveals signs of iron deficiency after coronavirus

Nutritionist Moysenko called weakness, hair loss signs of iron deficiency after COVID iron in the body. The specialist told how to make up for the shortage of this substance, Sputnik radio reports.

Moysenko revealed signs of iron deficiency after COVID-19. She called weakness, hair loss and deterioration of the condition of the nail plate, skin symptoms of a lack of this substance. You cannot decide on your own how to solve this problem: first you should consult a doctor for a diagnosis. Iron deficiency can also be caused by a lack of copper, magnesium, or a violation of the intestinal microbiota.

“Also, it is imperative to pay attention to the indicators of ferritin – this is a” depot “of iron in humans, and transferrin is a” vehicle ” , the main protein is an iron carrier in blood plasma. There are many factors that reduce iron levels, so it is very important to determine why it is lost, “the doctor explained.

To make up for the lack of iron in the body, first of all, you should change the diet by adding by-products (beef liver, liver pork, well-cooked kidneys, bovine heart and chicken liver). You should also pay attention to buckwheat, green vegetables, which must be combined with red meats.

“And if, for example, there is a lot of sweets along with meat products, that is, we eat meat with a bun, and at the same time there is candidal flora in the body, then we create all the conditions so that iron from meat is not assimilated. Because candidal flora will take iron for itself, ”concluded the nutritionist.