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... My ferritin just recently dropped to a 8! and they have me on ferrous sulfate 325mg, 3 times a day..... is this ferritin level low enough to cause a lot of symptoms? ... (4 replies)
... ritable, have insomnia, lots more heart palpitations than normal and my hair and skin is terribly dry. From what I'm reading, there seems to be two views on low ferritin without anemia. ... (5 replies)
... I am new to this board. On Friday after a month of iron treatments or oral iron I was diagnosed with a ferritin deficiency. I had never even heard of ferritin. Since Friday I spent an immense amount of time reading as much as I can locate on anemia caused by low ferritin. ... (9 replies)

... ve been diagnosed with all sort of things from anxiety and depression to CFS. Finally after years of just accepting that sometimes I have to take it easy I had a ferritin test that showed my level was 7. Hmmm isnt that interesting? ... (10 replies)
... It will take awhile to rebuild the ferritin, so it will take awhile to feel better. I started taking Floradix and saw a slow rise in my hemoglobin (not ferritin, haven't tested that in awhile) in 6 weeks hemoglobin went up from 11.8 to 13.5. The difference in energy from 11.8 to 13.5 for me is remarkable. (3 replies)
... since age 8 although not so many now... ... (1 replies)
... Is there any vitamin or food that can bring up my ferritin level OTHER that iron supplements? ... (2 replies)
... I saw the hematologist for my first consult on November 13 and she called in a script for Niferex 150 on Saturday, November 15 because my ferritin was at a 5. I am seeing her on Wednesday and will go get my blood test Tuesday. Thus I will have taken 2 iron pills a day for 15 days when I get retested. ... (3 replies)
... I do have incredibly heavy periods... they last about 7 to 8 days, and I go through at least 5 or 6 of the largest size tampons they offer in a day. Ugh! ... (19 replies)
My ferritin
Sep 9, 2008
... months ago I had a ferritin level of a 5. Low hemoglobin too. It has now been 2 months and I went back and had everything rechecked and my Ferritin went up to 27.5 and my hemoglobin was 13.8. The doctor said these are okay. ... (7 replies)
... s just having panic. Doc said, "First of all you are NOT severely anemic." My first doc that found the anemia called me at home, my Endo, to say that I had a 2 ferritin but it is not an emergency. Shortly after that experience I was told of the Grades of Anemia. I felt like I surely died. ... (9 replies)
... I had this same thing happen 2 Ferritin and 8.5 Hgb and felt fine until I bottomed out one day. Your tolerance to anemia is proportional to the rate of development. ... (6 replies)
... My Ferritin was as low as a 2 and I didn't feel a thing. After I was there for a while up to 9 for 6 months I began to feel really really bad! ... (13 replies)
... Last Dec, my ferritin was 2 and my Hemoglobin is 8.9. ... (8 replies)
Low Ferritin
Nov 19, 2007
... Low ferritin has a lot to answer for. ... (49 replies)
... in 4 weeks time. Look at his lab values for Ferritin and see what the range is. When he gets to the chart the doctors really don't worry so much about this. ... (5 replies)
... and they have gradually depleted. The further they deplete, the less stores you have, and eventually you will end up with anemia. I didn't get anemia until my ferritin level was about 5. Some people get anemia much sooner than that, some may not get it at all. ... (1 replies)
... Yes, 5 is low. That is what I was at before I started iron supplements. Fortunately, I did not get as anemic as you are but I may have gotten to that point and my hemoglobin was on a downward trend. Pretty much it means that you have no iron stores and you need to work on building them up. It also confirms that your anemia is due to iron deficiency and not something else. (15 replies)
... I have read the posts on here concerning ferritin levels. I have been anemic for over a year. A new doctor ordered the ferritin test. I ALWAYS request a copy of any medical tests to keep on file at home so I am knowledgable of the information. ... (15 replies)
... asked for him to check it out. I got the results of my blood tests back, and the doctor has assured me that everything is normal, including the iron. But, the ferritin is pretty low. ... (2 replies)




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