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... My ferritin is 16 and my doctor wants it to be 100. I have been taking 29mg of chelated iron two times a day. I get it from Dr. Titelbaum's site and it's a little expensive. ... (7 replies)
... You are definitely iron deficient at a 16 ferritin. And..... are barely making the charts for a normal range. ... (7 replies)
... Wow, great to hear that someone's doctor wants their ferritin up at 100. I hope we get more and more people with doctors wanting this. I know a lot of doctor's simply pooh pooh the notion of higher levels of iron being beneficial, but it's true, it is better for you. ... (7 replies)

... Lots of good info. Thanks. I think I will email my kidney doctor and see if he is knowledgeable about finding why I'm deficient before going to the hematologist. ... (7 replies)
... so much for the responses. The more I research this the more mad I get. I've actually been feeling bad for quite a while. Two years ago a doctor said ya your iron is a little low take some extra. She never said to follow up or how to take it or how much. ... (7 replies)
... easy iron from puritains pride it is 28mg of chelated iron with c b12 and folic acid it is pretty cheap too. ... (7 replies)
... I recall reading the kidney disease has some relationship with lack of production of a hormone which makes red blood cells. This hormone is called eryrthropoietin. ... (7 replies)
... Well, I went for IV iron infusion today and had an allergic reaction to the iron! I can't believe it! The nurse said she hadn't had a patient have the type of reaction I did for 6 years. I am so depressed that I just feel like crying!! ... (74 replies)
... mineral as well, to make sure you're getting your fill of vitamins and trace elements as well. ... (4 replies)
... beth--You are so correct in saying that you are at a higher risk for other AI diseases which can result in anemia. For this reason along with a high sed rate I went to a Rheumatologist. He was able to rule out other causes, 3 pages full. In your case seeing a GI doc for Celiac and other things is a very good idea. Especially if you are reacting when eating it. It... (7 replies)
... Thanks. I'll look it up. Considering seeing a hematologists because I don't think the regular doctor is taking this seriously. Beth (7 replies)
... If you are going with iron rich food only, I hope you are a meat eater. You only need to eat a small amount something like 3 oz of red meat, I don't remember but 3 X weekly for anemia is recommended. ... (8 replies)
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Jun 23, 2009
... eply and all the info....you have been through a lot as have so many, and it's so difficult getting the right information at the right time, and wondering if the iron pills are working or not, and then the infusions that one must have if numbers continue to go down. ... (26 replies)
... Also as Charlene mentioned, the type of iron supplement you take makes a difference. ... (5 replies)
... She did not say anything about better absorption. I have never had a problem taking iron before, so there was no history to suggest that. ... (3 replies)
... Do you know which brands are the gentlest/best? (4 replies)
... Floradix Iron, it's in a liquid form, sao it is easy to digest and it is made primarily fdrom vegtable sources, which arer m,ost eaasily used by your body, alot of natural medicine docs reccomend it, it is the best, you can get it at any health food store, probably. ... (16 replies)
... Your ferritin went down after iron supplementation and iron rich foods that you consumed for 4 months so I'd ask about iron infusions for sure. Wouldn't hurt to ask. I think your doc might even suggest it. I'm surprised they made you wait 4 months before having your levels rechecked. ... (1 replies)
... not knowing any other health issues you may have, your age etc., it's difficult to help you out to a extent. I will say having your Iron stores or Feeritin levels that low, is not going to help you raise your hemoglobin what so ever at all! ... (4 replies)
... not knowing any other health issues you may have, your age etc., it's difficult to help you out to a extent. I will say having your Iron stores or Feeritin levels that low, is not going to help you raise your hemoglobin what so ever at all! ... (4 replies)




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