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... I have been having anemia off and on for many years. Recently I had a lot of problems with my periods being very heavy. As a result I became severely anemic. My anemia causes me anxiety due to sometimes severe heart palpitations and extreme fatigue. ... (1 replies)
... In my experience, a big fat YES, having anemia causes anxiety and depression. As my iron levels have improved, so has my panic symptoms. ... (7 replies)
Anxiety
Mar 3, 2005
... Can anyone tell me if anemia causes anxiety. ... (5 replies)

... I don't know if everyone suffers from anxiety with anemia. ... (12 replies)
Anemia and anxiety
Mar 15, 2008
... and Mitral Valve Prolapse, which predispose you to anxiety problems. I've never heard of it with iron deficiencies but I don't know enough about that type of anemia. There are many types of anxiety with many causes. ... (12 replies)
... I also have been getting anxiety and depression like you. I think its a combination of being anxious about your health, and stress of school...it all compounds together. ... (5 replies)
... would also feel anxious. I hate that feeling, and I'm not an anxious person by nature, but when the anemia symptoms are bad, I do start to feel anxious. ... (10 replies)
... When you say your iron level is a 5, I assume you mean ferritin? That is low and all the symptoms you are describing I had felt as well when my ferritin was at a 5. Prior to being diagnosed I did have pins and needles in one of my arms and even started having pretty severe chest pains, along with many of the other usual symptoms of iron deficiency. When I had leg aches I... (1 replies)
... but when the anemia got bad enough, I had a scare where I had to call 911 because my heart was racing so badly after walking up a flight of stairs. ... (14 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)
... ngs, ringing ears, anable to warm up , eye sight failing ect. ect. As I am totally over feeling this way I convinced my Dr to start testing for anything that has anemia as a symptom. ... (23 replies)
Anemia Symptoms???
Jan 31, 2013
... part of the brain affects the way the patient plans and initiates tasks. Second, the part of the brain that deals with attention causes difficulty in paying attention, working effectively and processing information when in a waking state. ... (1 replies)
... Danielle--I'm glad that you were able to get an apt. so soon, usually it takes a lot longer to get in. When I was DX'ed with anemia the first thing they did was a B-12 and Folate test because quite often you can be deficient in both. I'm sure the Hematologist will run your Ferritin and B-12 if not done already. I was nauseated for 6 months everytime my feet hit the floor,... (23 replies)
... If that's the case, then yes, anemia COULD be causing it, but if you haven't had blood work to determine that your are anemic, I wouldn't jump to that conclusion. ... (1 replies)
... Yes, you could have anemia. Or you could have anxiety. The best place to start is with your GP. Get a full panel of blood work done to include CBC, a Ferritin, and a Reticulocyte count, thyroid panel. If all that comes back good, then you don't have anemia. Your next step would be to see a mental health doctor (probably a psychiatrist) armed with your "good" lab results... (2 replies)
Anxiety
Apr 5, 2005
... Anemia lowers oxygen in our body, which makes us anxious. The same lack of oxygen slows down the body and causes shortness of breath. Few deep breaths throughout the day helps both anxiety and shortness of breath. ... (5 replies)
... Also, my friend was told that too much exercise causes your iron to decrease and this was most probably her cause. She backed off all her activities, increased her iron and her ferritin shot up quickly. ... (5 replies)
... Yes, Yes, Yes....Low Iron causes heart palpitations and tingling sensations. I've had both. ... (14 replies)
... Yes. That was my worst symptom that finally led me to re-testing (in addition to "exhaustion"). Blood tests missed it (B12 def.) early on. I needed methylmalonic acid testing to find it. After supplementing for several months, my breathing is SO much better (most days I don't even notice it unless I get really stressed/anxious). I used to think the hyperventilation was... (2 replies)
... It's an emerging trend to come forward with anxiety problems, and I have seen many patients struggle with these. ... (2 replies)


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