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... ANYHOO, I'm on iron supplements 3X a day. I did NOT lose weight during my anemia. I was normal but had a hard time losing weight even with diet and exercise. ... (6 replies)
... I cannot understand how you are even able to work, that can be a dangerous situation for you. I too take Poly Iron 150 for the past 2 years. ... (5 replies)
... At the beginning iron pills may make you feel worse, or more sluggish. ... (4 replies)

... I had the procedure through my gynecologist's office in September. At the time of my procedure, my blood count was so low that the doctor had me double up on my iron supplement for the month before the procedure. It was high enough on the day of surgery to proceed safely, but still low. ... (8 replies)
... I was diagnosed with anemia 3 years ago after I could barely make it through my finals week at the end of the semester. I was so pale and had no energy. ... (2 replies)
... I would agree that you probably need more iron. Especially because of the fact that you are still having periods. You are not anemic, were you? ... (6 replies)
... Your iron is low." After telling him that the other doctor didn't mention it he retested my iron and tested my ferritin. ... (4 replies)
... I think that anything can happen. It usually takes at least 2 months to see your numbers in the normal range again. You were on a good amount of iron and perhaps your body absorbs well. The only way to know for a fact is to rerun the blood test. ... (2 replies)
... I was diagnosed as anemic in nov 2007 at that time my HB level was 9.8 after 3 more extremely heavy menstral periods it dropped down to 9.1 in feb. ... (2 replies)
... you more tired, I know I was on it for 6 months straight everyday, lowest dose also. You might want to try a couple of days without and see how you feel. Your still going to be tired though, just not as bad hopefully. ... (8 replies)
Still anemic?
Aug 23, 2007
... ge that it started affecting me. My diet at college got a bit off track combined with my heavy menstrual was not a good combo. Since then my doctor started me on iron supplements daily and tested a few months later and my iron levels were in the normal range. ... (1 replies)
... I have been eating iron rich foods, both plant types and red meat and other meats..was eating them before I found out I was anemic. I cut way back on coffee... ... (4 replies)
... shots. I'm supposed to take 325 mg. of iron 3X a day, but sometimes I only get in 2. ... (1 replies)
... I have looked everywhere for an explanation and can't seem to find answers that make sense. I have been told I was anemic all of my life. Four years ago, I went to my PCP because I was exhausted all of the time and felt like my brain was in a fog. ... (2 replies)
... for a month in October and got really sick, couldn't do anything, lost 10 pounds, no appetite, no color, I really LOOKED sick, I spent whatever energy I had just taking care of my son, but travelling was SUCH a nightmare and just longed to return home to get to the Dr., I was really worried. In November my Dr. ... (6 replies)
... t strike me as unusual that your iron numbers are low, especially if you had extremely heavy bleeding last year. Your levels probably dropped low during that time. ... (3 replies)
... uld do some more bloodwork and a physical exam. I went in and saw her last tuesday, Sept. 1st. My physical exam was fine, but my bloodwork came back that I was iron deficient anemic. My iron was 26, and she said it should be at minimum 35. My HBG was 9.8, so it had not dropped much more. ... (0 replies)
Ferritin level
Mar 12, 2009
... You feel well because you have enough iron in circulation and you are not anemic at all with a 15 Hgb. Your ferritin is what is low and that can take up to a year to replete. ... (3 replies)
... My dr. just changed the kind of iron I am on, but I am sure I will still be constipated. I was PRIOR to starting any iron. ... (21 replies)
... x a day at 325 mgs. I tried it for a couple days and I thought I was going to die...so basically I have not been taking any iron because all of my doctors have told me in the past I am "borderline normal" so I didn't think there was a problem althogh I was having most of the symptoms. ... (15 replies)


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