Updated 09 November 2018

Feeling tired and run down? You may be iron deficient

Sometimes your body’s demand for iron can exceed supply, and this can lead to iron deficiency.


Iron is an essential nutrient for your body, which you get from your food. It is needed for your mental and physical health and to keep your energy levels up. Sometimes your body’s demand for iron can exceed supply, and this can lead to iron deficiency.

Causes of ID include: 

  • Lack of iron in the diet e.g. vegetarian diets  
  • Blood loss e.g. heavy menstrual bleeding  
  • Malabsorption e.g. coeliac disease  
  • Increased needs e.g. pregnancy  

Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency worldwide – affecting nearly 2 billion people. 

Iron is needed by the body for oxygen transport and energy production, as well as a well-functioning immune system. If your iron levels are low you might feel tired and run down. Iron deficiency causes many symptoms including fatigue, weakness, headaches, irritability, lowered exercise performance and an increased risk of infection. The new iron supplement range can help to prevent you feeling run down and tired.


FerriFIZZ with added B Vitamins, Vitamin C & D, and Zinc to increase energy and boost immune function.

FerriGO is brought to you by Ferrimed®, SA’s #1 prescribed iron treatment.

Also available:


FerriFEM with added folic acid and B Vitamins for increased energy and mental sharpness in women.


FerriGO with added B Vitamins and magnesium to increase energy and enhance physical performance.


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