Disorders of taste during pregnancy are associated with deficiency of iron - scientists

Taste perversion, is a frequent pathology faced by pregnant women. Scientists from Cornell University conducted a global study involving 158 women, writes Science World Report. Every second pregnant woman had disorders of taste and wanted to eat starch, soap, soda, ice or other non-standard products.

Scientists have found: taste perversion in most cases associated with the development of iron deficiency anemia. Most often, the deviation occurs in young pregnant women with initially reduced hemoglobin. That is why young pregnant girls are at risk for anemia.

Physicians are advised to monitor blood during pregnancy and to take special drugs to replenish iron levels in the body. The lack of this trace element interferes with the blood supply to the fetus violates the cerebral circulation.

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