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... nd that after a month we were lucky to have moved much or moved at all. If your levels are taking their time moving, then leave your repeat blood tests for ever 3 months or there abouts, just to keep an eye on things. ... (1 replies)
... ferritin level. Was it slow release iron or regular? ... (17 replies)
... My latest labs after taking iron slow fe for 2 months...colonsopy, endoscopy and celiac testing were all normal. ... (14 replies)

... Actually, your numbers look fine to me. You are in the normal range and it's okay to be on the low end of normal for your WBC's, etc. I would love to have your ferritin (mine is at 5) but, naturally, it wouldn't hurt to get it up higher and you should be fine with what you are doing as you are not at the "depletion" stage. (1 replies)
Iron level-8.3
Sep 12, 2006
... a nurse says it may be due to the capillaries being fragile from the anemia and I tend to rub my eyes a lot.My doctor said I almost needed a transfusion. I take slow Fe once a day, and in a 6 weeks my latest reading was 9.9, so it is going up. I also had severe headaches and some days incredible fatigue. ... (22 replies)
... to 50 ferritin in approx 3 months. ... (16 replies)
... I was anemic for 8 months because I couldn't take the right dose or took it with food. When I could handle it, it took me about 2 months to recover to normal range. My Hgb was like yours an 8.6 with a Ferritin 2. ... (8 replies)
Good News!!!!!
Nov 7, 2007
... I took a B12 when I got home, and I will take the SLOW FE tonight after dinner. Starting tomorrow morning, I will start the SLOW FE in the morning. Maybe if it doesn't make me sick, maybe I can take 2 a day? ... (5 replies)
... FE from the Synthroid, the iron is so slow dissolving that it will still be in my GI tract when I take the Synthroid. I cannot afford to have my TSH values all screwed up. ... (20 replies)
... rich foods. I also have addressed a problem with very heavy menstrual bleeding within the past 3 months. ... (0 replies)
... e to my husband's job we have been transferred several times. I have actually been in good health other than severe migraines the last 15 years. In the last 16 months I guess..I started getting this "unearthly" is impossible to explain. I am 50 and I am a house wife but have always been productive... ... (14 replies)
... It takes about 2 weeks before you see a difference in how you feel. My ferritin went from a 5 to 27.5 in about 3 months. I still feel tired though and weakness in my legs. Do you have any other symptoms with your low iron? ... (7 replies)
... section it was 10. My doctor told me to take ferrous sulfate 325mg 3 times a day and come back in a month. I was already taking the slow fe three times a day I don't understand why my hemoglobin is so low and why my body is not absorbing the iron. ... (8 replies)
... I am a 41 year old female and for the past few months I have been suffering from severe anxiety and depression. ... (8 replies)
... My doctor was especially concerned because 11 months prior to being diagnosed my hemoglobin was over 13 and my ferritin level was 180. ... (0 replies)
My Anemia Story
Sep 4, 2011
... Every single one came back normal. No bleeds, no issues. I have a beautiful digestive system that is very efficient. It also hates taking the Slow Fe my doc wants me to take, which also does nothing for my levels. ... (2 replies)
... Anyway... I tried Ferrous Sulfate and it was brutal on my intestines, then I tried Slow Fe.. not much better, because I was having to take soo much, and then chase it with Oranje Juice. ... (1 replies)
... low vit.d despite supplementation and low ferritin. For the ferritin she is having me take slow fe 47.5 mg ferrous sulfate 1x a day for 3 months. ... (2 replies)
... Different people respond differently to anemia. I was down to a hemoglobin of 7 with my hematocrit running 26 and lower, before I started experiencing shortness of breath and then feeling like I had jelly legs. So people react differently. As for responding to the treatment, I had to have an infusion because my body did not respond to the oral iron until after they had raised... (1 replies)
... I am taking Slow FE three times a day. Do you start to feel a little better after a week or so? ... (1 replies)

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