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... as borderline anemic. He never mentioned taking a supplement and I felt fine so i completely forgot about it. In December of 2013 I had my daughter, followed by extremely heavy bleeding for 12 weeks afterwards, followed by heavy periods starting 3 months postpartum. I felt tired but okay until July of this year. ... (1 replies)
... blood tests show what is going on in your blood at one point in time and any low numbers shouldn't be taken lightly as they could be dipping lower when blood isn't being drawn. ... (7 replies)
... I have a friend who has been told has very low iron levels. 4 or something like that. She is 45 and does have extremely heavy period for which she si being treated for. ... (1 replies)

... this board has been extremely helpful. How lucky we all are to be able to come here for an advice and support! ... (22 replies)
... Well, I must say that first bit sounds quite scary! I have been struggling with low saturation and ferritin for almost a year now, and my doctor is not worried about it AT ALL. ... (4 replies)
... I originally went to see my doctor about low energy, irritability, some weight gain and sleepness bordering on exhaustion and depression. ... (4 replies)
... That doctor wasn't available so I saw someone else. She ran my blood that day and said it was up to an 8. They wanted me to take iron, and eat lots of iron rich foods. They also gave me and iron shot. They decided to test me weekly to see if it was going up or if I needed to be referred to a hemotologist. ... (4 replies)
... Just as a precaution, a lot of people with ferritin issues have often been low in other things, especially Vit D and B12. My dad was extremely low in both of those and his doctor simply dismissed it and said all was ok. It's sad you can't rely on a doctor to do the right thing a lot of the time. ... (8 replies)
... i'm in the same boat as you. Suffered with extremely low iron and took 2 years to raise it and that was when i found out that i had Hashi's. ... (80 replies)
... flowergirl, when I had my lowest ferritin levels and low serum iron, I had an episode of tachycardia (which is an extremely fast heart beat) after climbing a flight of stairs in a parking garage. I called 911 because my heart has NEVER gone that fast before. Anemia basically causes your heart especially to work extra hard because there isn't enough oxygen in your cells to... (22 replies)
... I'm a 53 year old Male diabetic for 4 years undercontrol with Byetta and pills...I have been giving blood for about 2 years now over 1.5 gallons and my iron level has always been acceptable to the Red Cross... ... (2 replies)
... I had a very low red blood cell count for a long time. I was on iron always, finally I was on 3 iron pills a day. My doctor said, your iron is fine but your Hemoglobin is not going up its slowly going down. After lots of tests with a specialist, I have Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia. ... (1 replies)
... Hello From Maryland ~ I too am a new person to this lab stuff ~ I have had issues with low red blood cells for the past year ~ been in and out of the hosptal dehydrated from what I thought was the flu ~ I think when ever I get around someone who is ill, I seem to get it bad ~ then everything seems to fall off the charts ~ the last time I was in the hospital they wanted to... (1 replies)
... but I have had low iron for most of my life. ... (2 replies)
... The injections i get are called FerretinH, but i'd say no matter what the brand name it's all iron at the end of the day. Last week was my 4th injection and the first week that i noticed i actually felt better than i used to feel. ... (29 replies)
... i just had a baby in april. in the hospital my iron levels were very low so my midwife kept me in hospital one more day. when i went for my 4 week check up she did a iron and ferritan check. ... (1 replies)
... There are several different blood tests used in the US to look for iron deficiency. ... (5 replies)
... occasional pica did occur throughout and I didnt understand why. After visiting with my PCP and getting extensive blood work done, it was determined that I was extremely anemic. ... (1 replies)
... I disagree with your doctor. People's iron levels have dropped quickly after surgery and were anemic in just a few months. That's why it's so important to supplement and check labs regularly. ... (4 replies)
... A week ago, I was diagnosed with Anemia secondary to Iron Deficiency. My symptoms of headaches, extreme fatigue and difficulty concentrating came out of nowhere, hence my trip to the doctor. ... (4 replies)


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