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Do you mean ferritin? This is a measure of iron storage and acceptable levels are usually 12-200 depending upon the lab. Yes, heavy periods are a leading cause of low iron levels in women which can lead to anemia. Talk with your GYN about this and he/she can reccommend how best to address this. Often a simple iron supplement is all that is needed. Reducing the flow or number of your periods thru birth control pills is another option. There are several more.





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