Everyone gets tired from time to time, but if you feel exhausted day after day, it may be that you are suffering from fatigue. By answering our simple questionnaire you could help your doctor assess whether or not you are experiencing the symptoms of fatigue. The questions should take you at most three minutes to complete.
IRON DEFICIENCY SYMPTOM BROWSER
Fatigue, headache and irritability are common symptoms of iron deficiency but there are other symptoms too. For example, you might experience brittle nails, a sore tongue, or feel short of breath. Use this symptom browser to find out how iron deficiency can affect many different areas of your body.
PATIENT DISCUSSION GUIDE
To help you raise the topic of iron deficiency with your doctor, print out this discussion guide and use it to note down how you feel and anything you would like to happen in your next appointment with your doctor.
This section provides definitions for both iron deficiency and fatigue. It is important to know that iron deficiency occurs as a range, from mild iron deficiency to the most severe form called iron deficiency anaemia. Fatigue is a non-specific symptom, with many different causes, but can affect many aspects of your life.
A good way to increase your iron levels and feel more energetic is to eat more iron-rich foods. You may know that steak and spinach contain lots of iron, but there’s a whole range of other foods that you can try too. In this section you can find out which foods contain a high amount of iron and follow links to iron-rich recipe ideas.
This section provides useful infosheets and infographics downloads.