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... Welcome to the boards. I am very sorry you are going through this. When you are severely anemic and taking iron daily it's a good idea to have your numbers checked monthly for a little while, just to see where you are and if things are improving. ... (2 replies)
... I have always been borderline anemic, and have not been treated before as my HGB had not dropped much below 11. ... (0 replies)
... I'll say "ditto" to FLFLOWERGIRL'S reply. I too at very carefully and did all the right things and my iron still took forever to climb. I tried taking my iron supplement well before my meal and during my meal and i saw no difference for me personally. I basically tried everything possible to no avail. ... (6 replies)

... It is not the caffeine, but the phytates and tannins that inhibit absorption with tea. Now, coffee also decreases the absorption, but to a lesser degree and when made weaker the absorption is even less. ... (1 replies)
... I have followed all of those guidelines throughout the year, as I worked on getting out of the anemia stage and raising my ferritin. ... (9 replies)
... I think if I remember correctly...I have read that caffeine interferes with iron absorption. So if the tea contains caffeine this would be a problem. I HATE that I read that because I LOVE coffee and I have given it up to help with the iron absorption. ... (9 replies)
... It was my impression that only the tannins in tea were the culprit, not the caffeine. (13 replies)
... I thought that it was something different. Is Caffeine bad for iron absorption as well? ... (13 replies)
... Besides the caffeine in tea interfering with iron absorbtion, as a thyroid patient, its good to be aware that tea contains high amounts of fluoride, which isn't good for the thyroid (its an iodine blocker). (13 replies)
... Most doctors including mine, is really only interested in your hemaglobin level, as the majority of your iron is found in hemaglobin. If those numbers are normal, than they say your not anemic and everything is roses. ... (90 replies)
... or beverages with caffeine does he intake? ... (12 replies)
... No stomach pain, but had been a very heavy caffeine user until labs came back wacky. ... (12 replies)
... recently had some routine bloodwork done which showed iron deficiency anemia. His hgb 12.5, hct 40, total iron 41. He has been referred to GI and we are worried. A colonoscopy and egd are scheduled May 6. Rectal exam showed no blood. ... (12 replies)
... Milk, calcium and antacids should NOT be taken at the same time as iron supplements. You should wait at least 2 hours after having these foods before taking your iron supplements. ... (1 replies)
... get off of caffeine and if possible, gluten. Make unsulphured organic blackstrap molasses your daily coffee or tea since its chock full of minerals that the body can absorb quickly. ... (2 replies)
... I went to see a derm because of hair loss. She tested my Ferritin and it was at 19, which she believed was most likely the culprit. She prescribed iron pills, but I was hesitatnt about the side effects and so she agreed to let me try changing my diet first. ... (1 replies)
... I see my Doc at the end of May for a follow up on several things going on with me, but anemia is one. He prescribed me iron to take 3x a day, it was a big dose. And I finished yesterday. I guess I should call and ask the office if he wants me to continue taking OTC iron? ... (1 replies)
... I am suppose to be taking 325 mg of Iron 3x a day and it is so hard to not only remember but to take it as directed. ... (9 replies)
... but he did check my vitamin D, i can't remember if he said it was low. all i know is the first visit he told me to take an extra iron a day so i did, 45 mg of the OTC slow fe. then he had blood tests on my iron levels and now has prescribed me 325 mg 3x a day! i am s nervous about constipation. ... (4 replies)
... I am 42 years old and I have had three children...they are all in their teens now but I first became anemic 19 years ago when my son was born due to loss of blood.. ... (2 replies)




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