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I'll speak very honestly to you here. If it were me I'd not do the MRI . . . you'll be exposing yourself to more radiation than is healthy for anyone and I doubt they'll find a thing. Plus, it's so silly cause your ferritin level already explains your symptoms. If your ferritin is 19 then you need to address that first before having more tests done . . . especially something as serious as an MRI. You're exactly right . . . if 200s are in "normal" range then 19 is very low. But you'd be surprised how totally ignorant most docs are these days since the majority of their training is now all about meds due to Big Pharma having their hands and money in everything. After 6 years of research in various health related areas, I know far more than most docs when it comes to practical diagnosis and treatment. I'm not trying to brag, I'm just trying to make a point that you need to get better informed and not go with whatever you doc says to you. If I'd have done that I'd still be bed-ridden like I was just 1 1/2 years ago. Now I'm doing well and working full time, rising at 5:30am M-F and back to working out which I couldn't do for 4 years.

About the thyroid book, I suggested that b/c it's packed full of great info on other important systems besides the thyroid . . . like the adrenals and vitamin and mineral deficiencies and ferritin. Plus, just b/c your test said your thyroid was "normal" doesn't mean a thing. The normal range for thyroid is very off. If your TSH is over 2.0 you'll have symptoms. But that may be soley due to your low ferritin (and very likely low vitamin D, since most americans are very low in this crucial vitamin). Why not try taking 150mg elemental iron for 2 months and see how you feel? You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. And take 6,000 IU of vitamin D3. I'd be shocked if you were still dizzy. And you'll probably find that a bunch of other "strange" things you experience on a daily basis have suddenly disappeared. I've helped several people with health problems who thought they'd never feel good again. And I've found that starting with the most rational, basic solutions are usually the very best.

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