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... anxiety and put me on heavy dose of anxiety medication. ... (6 replies)
... of September I started to get very odd additional symptoms that I thought were neurological so I went to the neurologist again. He did some other tests including Ferritin which came back as 24. He said that is likely the cause of some of my symptoms. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks Ladybug, sorry I should have said we know the cause, I suffered very heavy periods since a teenager. I am now on the pill to control the bleeding and it has helped. ... (6 replies)

... Many people with low ferritins complain of symtpoms exactly like yours, even without anemia. ... (6 replies)
... nor has my doctor checked vitamin D or anything so not sure about that. But we DO have low Ferritin levels in common and we both have achiness and fatigue. ... (19 replies)
... Do you have very heavy periods? ... (8 replies)
... Since you have been low in Ferritin, you may also be low in Vit B12 or folic acid, which could be causing the numbness in hands. Low ferritin can cause RLS, and you probably need to get your ferritin above 50 for the RLS to respond and go away. ... (3 replies)
... with I'm new to all of this and my doctors been a complete... Butt.. And has blown me off and suggested that my kids are making me depressed. So she's not one I can turn to for answers. As we are military just changing doctors isn't easy... But is possible. So I feel like crap.. Energy gone.. Hair loss.. Tingling hands.. ... (2 replies)
... please excuse my spelling, on my phone ;) (4 replies)
... t this moment because we just changes insurance and I haven't seen it new doc yet. As soon as my hemoglobin was norma my hemo doc said iI was fine even though my ferritin was a 7. Doctors say that ferritin should be in the 100 range. ... (4 replies)
... That is what my doctor said as well, a low ferritin can cause fatigue and other symptoms. She wants me to continue the iron until ferritin goes up further. I have some acid reflux but that started recently. It must have taken a long time for my ferritin to fall to a level of 8 though. ... (3 replies)
... I don't think a 9 is that low and I don't have heavy periods at all. ... (50 replies)
... Swoozle, my Dr. won't touch my anxiety or depression till we treat the anemia because the 2 can be directly related to each other. I get stuff to manage and quite honestly since taking iron and fighting this back, I haven't had many anxiety attacks. ... (50 replies)
... My doctor seems to think there is not really an issue and isn't concerned about the cause or getting the levels up but I will persevere now that I know it likely is the cause. ... (50 replies)
... There is a cause. I started with a ferritin of a 2 last year. I have had heavy monthlies every month for as long as I can remember, I got an ablation and need to get my labs checked again to see if they are getting any better now that I'm not bleeding anymore. ... (50 replies)
Ferritin questions
Aug 29, 2010
... I know it has been awhile since this was posted but very helpful. My ferritin level is less than one (My md said it was undetectable) but my cbc was normal. I feel terrible. I see an endocrinologist tomorrow and a hemotologist Friday. My tsh was normal but didn't do any free testing. A random blood sample cortisol level was low. Hoping I find out some answers soon. ... (2 replies)
Ferritin questions
Nov 12, 2009
... Ferritin is an iron storage protein that the body synthesizes, FREE iron can be toxic to our organs. ... (2 replies)
... A low ferritin means that you are using up your stores, I'm sure this is due to your heavy periods as you indicated. At least you know the cause which is a good thing. ... (2 replies)
... Welcome to the boards!!! The ferritin is an iron storage protein, this is iron storage in the bone marrow and organs. When this number goes too low then the Hgb begins to drop with the end stage resulting in iron deficiency anemia. ... (7 replies)
... could give you such a very high saturation and serum iron. The heavy periods explain the low ferritin, almost without a doubt. Iron supplements can skew the blood test. Perhaps a simple repeat of the iron panel is in order. Keep us posted. ... (4 replies)


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