A large group of users is all who suffer from chronic diseases that are related to anaemia. E.g Chronic Kidney Disease - CKD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease - IBD, among others. The most common therapy is intravenously given iron.
Researchers have found that intravenous iron injections cause periods of exacerbation of oxidative stress in the circulation. Additionally the iron content in the body is often too high, which is associated with chronic inflammation and vascular damage.
Easier to use and less hard on the system is heme iron therapy.