A simple blood test to measure the amount of iron stored in the body. This test is a good tool to assess anemia or iron-overload.
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This test measures the amount of iron in you blood by calculating the level of ferritin. This test is recommended for those taking iron supplements who want to ensure they are not overloading, or those or may experience symptoms of iron-deficiency including pale skin, fatigue, dizziness and heart palpitations.
Ferritin is a blood protein which contains iron and is used to understand how much iron your body stores.