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Carrie Ann Inaba

Posted at 1:50 PM, Feb 08, 2019

When dancer and TV personality Carrie Ann Inaba started feeling fatigued, anxious, and foggy, she reached out to her doctor. Eventually diagnosed with IDA, or iron deficiency anemia, she is now on a mission to make sure people are better informed about the disease.

1 in 4 people worldwide and 5 million Americans suffer from IDA, but the disease continues to be under diagnosed. Symptoms include fatigue, brain fog, anxiety, heart palpitations, body pain, and more. However, IDA can also be asymptomatic. If you're feeling symptoms or have risk factors for IDA, Speak with your doctor about a blood test.

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