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... I know its a touchy subject and this board is dominated by women. We are so into our looks that it does matter. I have ballooned after taking iron. I work in an office and not very active. ... (8 replies)
... I doubt it's the iron causing the weight gain, but instead the iron is constipating you and research has shown that people with constipation often put on weight easier. ... (8 replies)
... i know i definitely shouldn't have, but i stopped taking the iron supplements because it makes me horribly constipated and after taking them for a month i gained a 13 lbs!!! ... (8 replies)

... I have gained a lot of weight over the last several months. I found out 3 wks. ago that I am anemic. I've had an EGD and will have a colonoscopy tomorrow. So far they have found esophogitis and gastritis. Can this be the cause of the anemia. ... (4 replies)
... I personally lost weight when I was anemic, but many people do gain weight and it seems to be a lot of fluid mostly in the feet and ankles due to the blood cells trying to hang on to what iron that it is getting. Or it could be some signal for other reasons. ... (4 replies)
... deficiency anemia and am noticing that when it kicks in, I gain weight which seems the opposite of what I'd expect. Perhaps it is the prescription iron I am taking? ... (4 replies)
... Was just wondering if having fluid retention and weight gain is something that can be connected with anemia treatment after a diagnosis. I have hypothyroidism and due to the fatigue of the anemia had certainly not been feeling like exercising much less doing it. ... (1 replies)
... First of all if your ferritin is that low - diet wont' help fast enough - actually otc iron pills will take a long time too - I cannot tolerate them either - horrible constipcation - I've tried 3 different Rx strength iron, with stool softeners, fiber, lots of water, etc. I am in the middle of Iv Iron Infusion and its way easier to tolerate - not sure it's working for me yet... (8 replies)
... i have been gaining weight too since i was diagnose with iron deficiency anemia. i am currently taking ferrous sulfate, spa tone iron liquid, and other iron pills but nothing change. ... (8 replies)
... I gained weight as soon as I started iron supplementation. I wasn't constipated but It did make me retain a lot of fluid. ... (8 replies)
... grapes and raisins are good for constipation. ... (8 replies)
... yes! and eating super high fiber foods. as well as taking colon cleansing kind of stuff, and i would still be stopped up! ... (8 replies)
... I gain weight when my levels are low due to the loss of energy. ... (4 replies)
... It sounds like from your post that you have gained weight since taking the iron. That sounds like fluid gain rather than true fat gain. On the other hand it may just be that your blood volume is going up due to improved blood cell creation. ... (6 replies)
... han usual, didn't change my habits, the only thing that's different compared to a few weeks ago is that I'm now taking iron pills. I remember reading people with anemia tend to lose weight rather than gain weight. It seems I'm the opposite. Can iron pills cause weight gain? ... (6 replies)
... Hi I had a gastric by pass in 1998. I am also severely anemic with my Ferritin level less than 4 and hemaglobin has been down as low as 7. My white blood counts have started to fall now and I too am tired. My weight loss has been extremely good. ... (28 replies)
... about 4 years ago I developed pernicious anemia and have been on B12 injections since that time. This past summer I started having fatigue, swelling in my lower legs, hunger and weight gain. ... (28 replies)
... ANYHOO, I'm on iron supplements 3X a day. I did NOT lose weight during my anemia. I was normal but had a hard time losing weight even with diet and exercise. ... (6 replies)
... have you tried taking fiber pills to counteract the constipation the iron causes? I can never take iron w/o taking fiber as well. xo (8 replies)
... Welcome to the Anemia board! ... (12 replies)


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