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... I thought that it was something different. Is Caffeine bad for iron absorption as well? ... (13 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)
... I have always been borderline anemic, and have not been treated before as my HGB had not dropped much below 11. ... (0 replies)

... 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 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'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)
... 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)
... 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)
... It was my impression that only the tannins in tea were the culprit, not the caffeine. (13 replies)
... anyway I have to see my doc on monday but i wanted to start iron pills this weekend, i have been feeling so weak and fatigued.. ... (1 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)
... It is not caffeine that interferes with the iron absorption but the tannins that are in the tea. ... (1 replies)
Ferritin going up
Jan 21, 2009
... last year sometime another poster on here highly recommended blackstrap molasses as well as buckwheat which is also a great source of protein and iron but contains no wheat despite being called 'buckwheat'. ... (26 replies)
... Avoid caffeine when eating iron rich foods and taking iron supplements, since caffeine reduces iron absorption. ... (1 replies)
Iron injections
Sep 20, 2007
... Are you allowed to drink tea which has little or no caffeine in it or is it's not the caffeine which is the issue with you? ... (9 replies)
Caffeine
Mar 1, 2006
... I'm also very anemic and take iron 3 times a day. The reason they tell you to avoid any caffeine is because it interferes with the absorption of the iron in your body. ... (6 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)
... Your hemoglobin may be normal but your ferritin level is VERY low. Ferritin level shows how much iron is stored in your body. ... (4 replies)
... as unable to get a more detailed explanation on what my blood tests revealed. I have done some research online and have a rough idea on how things work regarding iron deficiency but was wondering if some more knowledgeable board members could tell me whether or not my blood test results below are a cause for alarm. ... (4 replies)
Iron Supplements
Aug 9, 2006
... I've been anemic for the past year and Em is right,take the iron on an empty stomach if you can and have some OJ with it for the Vitamin C. This helps promote absorption of the iron. Also,don't take it with milk or any type of caffeine like coffee or tea. ... (9 replies)




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