DECREASED OXYGEN LEADS TO INCREASED OXIDATIVE STRESS – (12-06-05)

A Prospective Study of Anemia Status, Hemoglobin Concentration, and Mortality in an Elderly Cohort

Iron deficiency results in decreased oxygen delivery to tissues. Decreased oxygen leads to increased oxidative stress (seems a little paradoxical, huh?) which is a player in most chronic diseases. So it should come as no surprise that anemia was a risk factor for mortality. Also, since iron, in unbound forms, is a pro-oxidant, too much also leads to the same problem.

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