OVER 1 BILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE SUFFER FROM IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA (IDA).
COULD YOU BE ONE OF THEM?
WHAT IS IRON DEFICIENCY?
Iron is key to optimal health. It helps detoxify and boost your body’s immune functions, while aiding in oxygen production and blood circulation. Without sufficient iron supply, your body does not produce enough red blood cells, which are necessary for maintaining good health. The World Health Organization has deemed iron deficiency anemia a public health epidemic. Approximately 25% of the U.S. population suffers from iron deficiency and missed diagnoses are an all too common occurrence.
Several chronic inflammatory diseases, certain medications, and even sleep deficits are known causes of iron deficiency. Low iron or ferritin can cause symptoms of weakness and fatigue, intense cravings, dizziness, hair loss, dry skin, and more. In addition to these common symptoms, iron deficiency anemia can lead to serious health complications. Despite beliefs to the contrary, iron deficiency affects people in affluent communities just as frequently as those with limited access to healthcare.
COMMON CAUSES OF LOW IRON
EXCESS COFFEE / TEA
PRESENTING SYMPTOMS OF IDA
- Fatique, restlessness
- Chronic headaches
- Brittle nails
- Unusual cravings
- Hair loss
- Menstrual irregularities / Heavy periods
- Restless leg syndrome
- Pale or yellow skin
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain
- Cold hands & feet
TEST TO SEE IF YOU ARE IRON DEFICIENT
If you are experiencing an onset of the symptoms mentioned above, we recommend you obtain these blood tests to accurately diagnose IDA:
Protein that stores iron.
Protein in RBC that carries oxygen.
TRANSFERRIN SATURATION (TSAT)
Protein responsible for transporting iron.
COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT (CBC)
Test of multiple components of blood.
IRON INFUSION IS THE BEST TREATMENT METHOD FOR RESTORING IRON
After years of research, we’ve found iron infusion therapy to be the most effective way of delivering iron into circulation. Intravenous iron replacement is a convenient and effective method to restore iron storage levels in the body quickly and safely.
It bypasses metabolism by the liver and intestines and does not cause harmful side effects like constipation and bloating that oral iron supplements do. Plus, you won’t have to remember to take multiple pills anymore!
Dr. Yazdani, Founder of Seaside Medical Practice has perfected the art of IV Iron Infusion through years of experience treating iron deficient patients from all walks of life. Our practice has a decade of experience in iron optimization therapies and we pride ourselves in providing the highest standards of compliance with recommended therapy.
We offer a variety of package options: Ferrous gluconate, Injectafer, Venofer, Ferrlecit, Feraheme, plus other supplement infusions.
There is simply no magic to it, just a bag of sugar-bound iron mixed in with purified sterile salt water infused via your antecubital vein into your body over 30-60 minutes. You come tired, cold, and sad. You leave vibrant, energetic and joyous.
IV IRON BENEFITS
No digestion issues
Very little to no side effects
Quick resolution of symptoms
Who administers my IV Iron Infusion?
Your IV therapy is administered by Dr. Nasimeh Yazdani and staff in our Seaside Medical Practice, located in Santa Monica, CA. Your treatment is designed and directly supervised by Dr. Yazdani.
Where do I actually have my IV Iron Infusion?
Seaside Medical Practice is located in the heart of Santa Monica, CA. Our treatment room is comfortable and relaxing. Many of our patients enjoy reading a book, listening to music, or just relaxing on the Zero Gravity chair while they have their IV iron infusion therapy session.
Does IV Iron Infusion hurt?
Because of our team’s expertise, there is only a tiny pinprick sensation when entering the vein. Most patients say they hardly even notice it.
How long will my IV Iron Infusion take?
It varies. Iron infusion is administered in an IV drip, which will take approximately 30 minutes.
Will my insurance cover this treatment?
Insurance may cover a portion of these treatments, and the patient is responsible for any residual payment not covered by insurance.
How many IV Iron Infusions will I need?
Every case is different. It all depends on your particular condition and your individual response to treatment. Many of our patients report feeling symptomatic relief, more energy, and an overall sense of well-being after just one session of intravenous iron infusion. We carry several brands of IV iron and each has different dosing. Chronic diseases often require more until optimal iron stores are achieved.
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