Surveys of lower-income families in the United States reveal that about 6 percent of infants are anemic, indicating a possible deficiency of iron in the diet (all anemias are not iron-deficiency related).
Some hair vitamin companies claim that lack of iron actually suffocates your scalp, so that when you're anemic, your blood can't deliver enough oxygen to keep your hair healthy.
Treatment may decrease the number of spells in some anemic children; however, treatment with iron increases the frequency of spells in children who are not anemic.
If a child is anemic, iron (at 6 mg per kg [2.2 lb]) of body weight per day for at least three months) may reduce the frequency of breath-holding spells.
However, the key to getting this style to look just right lies in the width of the side ties; you’ll want to look for bold ties that come with a bit of fabric, not skimpy ones that can look a bit anemic.