by Shagufta Faheem November 20, 2017 0 Comments


Iron supplements are necessary for women body during menstruation. Iron supplements catalyze the production of red blood cells. The requirement of supplements depends upon the bleeding.
There are two kinds of periods
  • Normal Periods
  • Heavy Periods
  • Normal Period:
    In normal period women can overcome their iron deficiency through meat, spinach, peas, and vitamin C containing food like oranges, pineapple and strawberry. They don't need to intake iron supplements during their menstruation cycle if they are having these products in their regular routine

  • Heavy Periods:
    In heavy periods women faced cramps, weakness in body, and also physical and emotional side effects. Iron supplements intake in this condition is necessarily important as it can improve quality of women life each month.

  1. Anemia:
    If your body becomes iron deficient than you can be a victim of anemia. Anemia is a situation in which your body can't make enough healthy blood cells. It can cause shortening of breath, fatigue and dizziness


  2. Foods contain iron:
    Iron-fortified cereals, dried fruits, beans, dark green leafy vegetables, and bread are rich in iron. Intake of them can reduce the deficiency of iron and women can easily perform their daily tasks

  • Research:
    According to the research, the women who intake iron supplements during their heavy periods are more active in social functioning along with the less depression and anxiety as compared to the women who have less number of red blood cells

    A woman has to perform a lot of tasks as a mother, sister, daughter and a working lady so her illness can affect her surroundings. She needs to take care of herself not just for herself but for the society too

                   "When Women Thrive, All Of The Society Benefits"

    So, For this thrive, she needs to be healthy and active to giver her 100% to society

Shagufta Faheem
Shagufta Faheem