Absorbing key nutrients has been a daily struggle for blogger Natalie Garton (aka The Spoonie Mummy) who’s battled chronic illnesses all her life.
“I was diagnosed with arthritis aged fifteen months and have battled chronic anaemia ever since.
Many chronic illnesses inhibit the production of red blood cells in the body, leading to anaemia. For me, this was treated with oral iron tablets for many years, until I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease aged 26. I was then switched to liquid iron, but this caused vomiting and I now rely on iron infusions to keep my levels above the danger zone.
The normal range for haemoglobin in men is between 13.5 and 17.5 and for women is between 12 to 15.5. Mine is generally between 8 and 10 and the comment on my paperwork is often ‘abnormal but to be expected.”
Natalie began trialling our Iron Daily Oral Spray after we sent her a sample to review. The spray bypasses the digestive system by absorbing the nutrients directly into the bloodstream through the rich vein system in the mouth.
“It is especially helpful to people like me who have Crohn’s Disease and struggle to absorb things in the digestive system. The inflammation caused by Crohn’s Disease in the stomach and intestines can inhibit the absorption of key nutrients.
A week after trying BetterYou’s Iron Spray, I had a blood test and was really pleased when I went to my doctor to be told I was at 12.1!
This is the highest it has been for absolutely years. She asked me if I had been doing anything differently and I told her about the BetterYou Iron Spray and she said – whatever it is, keep doing it!
I was so happy with this result, as fatigue has really been getting me down the last two or three months. Knowing that my iron levels are decent is one less thing to worry about.
The oral spray is really easy to take. It doesn’t have to be taken during a meal or at a particular time, so I could leave it on the kitchen side and just grab it during the day at any point to use which makes it really easy.
The first time I noticed a difference was when I went away for the weekend and forgot my spray. The fatigue really hit me again, so I felt that it must have been making a difference.
I think the results speak for themselves and I would highly recommend this product to anyone struggling with anaemia, particularly if they are finding that normal iron supplements are not helping or causing further issues.”