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... 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)
... Iron supplements do not cause weight gain. If you are experiencing weight gain it would be from any number of reasons. ... (12 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. ... (4 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)
... My point is that yes, many dealing with this anemia will experience weight gain. Don't let it overwhelm you. As women, we will go through a lot. We are stronger for it. Keep doing what you can to ensure your health. ... (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)
... 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)
... Has anyone that has done the IV Infusion gained weight afterwards? ... (0 replies)
... Welcome to the Anemia board! ... (12 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)
... from doctor to doctor resulted in feeling as though I was a hypochondriac! I suffered with intense moods, irregular menstrual cycles, constant headaches, a huge weight gain that happened very quickly, and depression that didn't respond much to medication. ... (6 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. ... (4 replies)
My Anemia Story
Sep 4, 2011
... years. My weight gain gets worse during this time, naturally due to the lack of physical activity. ... (2 replies)
... ly no difference in the symptoms which is what your doctor was trying to tell you. However, the reasons are more complicated as to what makes each one. Hemolytic anemia is caused by the red blood cells being destroyed sooner than they are supposed to be and putting too much stress on your bone marrow to make new cells. ... (17 replies)
... I have always been "small" but since I have been diagnosed with anemia, my weight had increased about 18 pounds! Has anyone else had this problem? ... (2 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)
... everely 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. I lost 135 lbs which is half of what I weighed to start with. ... (28 replies)
... i'm 5'9" and weight a healthy 150lbs and some how over a 1 month span gained 13lbs. ... (8 replies)
... like a horse and hardly put on any noticeable weight. I always though i had a super fast metabolism, but it is actually slow. You can be at a heavier or lower weight and still have a slow metabolism as it depends on what is actually causing the slow metabolism. Mine is slow due to my Hashimoto's thyroid condition. ... (20 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)


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