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... Sorry to be asking this, but can low iron levels, besides causing breathing problems, also affect the heart function negatively? ... (22 replies)
Chronic Anemia
Sep 3, 2008
... hen. I didn't know this as I was being treated for something else. I realize now that I have been chronically anemic for many years. I have had low energy and breathing problems for years. ... (1 replies)
... It sure does! :) It has also left me more confused. The bottom line is that I might not have anemia, which sounds good to me! I checked some of the other lab values and though some are within normal range, a few are borderline. We'll just have to wait. Time will tell. Thank you for your help! flowergirl (22 replies)

... after climbing a flight of stairs in a parking garage. I called 911 because my heart has NEVER gone that fast before. Anemia basically causes your heart especially to work extra hard because there isn't enough oxygen in your cells to fuel your organs. ... (22 replies)
... flowergirl2day--It can be very confusing I know. Too many iron references..... I also had Tachycardia and ended up in the ER when I was anemic with no previous heart conditions. IDA decreases the size of the red blood cells (if it goes on long enough), cells are smaller and carry less oxygen to the heart and muscles. I believe that any other health condition either... (22 replies)
... it helps to be aware of all of them. Until now, I've not come across any information relating to anemia and shortness of breath. Thank you! ... (22 replies)
... I have never had the extrasystoles/flutters until this past January. Prior to that, it was just tachycardia due to anemia. No weird beats. The weird beats came out of nowhere on January 8th. It was so sudden and traumatic when it happened that I remember the exact day it happened. They have really not stopped since. I was not even anemic when it happened so I can't... (22 replies)
... Anyway, the shortness of breath was awful when I had it, but mostly frightening time with anemia was the tachycardia. ... (22 replies)
... i also had shortness of breath, i could hardly walk upstairs to my bedroom. It is important that the anemia and low iron are both addressed. what is your hgb now, is your anemia under control... do they know what is causing it? ... (22 replies)
... rritin has no symptoms, merely storage, but many here are not buying that one, myself included. Shortness of breath is usually associated with a more progressed anemia and very low ferritin. I have a friend that has shortness of breath and has been to many doctors of which all tell her something different. ... (22 replies)
... I have been having problems with a rapid heartbeat beginning five years ago. ... (22 replies)
... I know what you mean by being fed up with it, When I first initially went to the Dr. I was having all these symtoms that I did not know what they were, so the Dr. ordered blood work, everything came back good except my iron level and my blood level was down. He put me on iron tablets twice a day for 5 months and I started feeling better so I didn't go back and have my iron... (22 replies)
... Iron carries oxygen thru your body, if you are anemic to the point of shortness of breath you need to keep your iron levels up. You might want to get a full work up by a midwife to evaluate your hormone levels and rule out other issues such as thyroid problems. Do you eat well? (22 replies)
... I also had shortness of breath and heart pounding when I had anemia. After taking iron and getting out of the anemia, I felt much better. (22 replies)
... I have had anemia for about 3 months now and i am taking ferrous sulphate 3 times a day plus a multivitamin, i'm very pale still and get breathless walking long distances and upstairs, my legs feel so tired. When i first was told by my docter he said i was very low in blood so i guess it 'll take time to get right, unfortuntely i also am suffering from panic attacks now and... (22 replies)
... When I had the actual anemia part, I would get very winded and short of breath if I had to go up stairs. One really bad time I had to take my son to the ice rink. ... (22 replies)
... Anemia=smaller cells carrying less oxygen. Keep us posted when you get your results. FLFlOWERGIRL:) (22 replies)
... I haven't had any extensive heart tests but I haven't had any kind of trouble. My chest is not tight, just a feeling that my oxygen level is down. They have'nt called me with my results to my iron test yet, but I hope they do soon. Thanks so much for the reply:) (22 replies)
... Have you had your cardio checked out because that should always be ruled out especially with anemia. Anemia can cause heart damage over long term. ... (22 replies)
... I started feeling better so I didn't go in until just this week to have my iron checked again. This is my question....Is there anyone out there who has trouble breathing when their Iron level is down? ... (22 replies)




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