Transferrin Saturation % (Transferrinmättnad)

Item code: MITS

Why test Transferrin Saturation %?

  • Diet

    A diet low in iron, vitamin B12 and folate increases the risk of iron deficiency anemia (IDA).
  • Health Check

    Discover your risk factors for lifestyle diseases in time to do something about them.
  • Monitoring

    Monitor changes to your blood values as you make lifestyle changes, take supplements, or undergo treatments.
  • Health History

    A personal or family history of anemia or excess iron.
  • Heavy Periods

    Heavy periods increase blood loss, and thus the risk of anemia.
  • Pregnancy

    Pregnant women are at increased risk of anemia. Healthy iron levels are important for both mother and baby.
  • Athlete/active

    Iron is involved in muscle function, transporting oxygen to the tissues, and the conversion of carbohydrates into energy.
  • Symptoms

    Including low energy, fatigue, rapid heart rate (especially with exercise), dizziness, pale skin, leg cramps, insomnia, joint pain, stomach pain, liver disease, or skin changes.
  • Medications

    You take a drug, such as hydrocortisone or antacids, which increases the need for iron.
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