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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)
... It sounds like from your post that you have gained weight since taking the iron. That sounds like fluid gain rather than true fat gain. On the other hand it may just be that your blood volume is going up due to improved blood cell creation. ... (6 replies)
... I am 27 yr old highly anemic woman and my doctor recommended taking iron supplements 3 times a day. I am little bit concerned about the weight gain if i am taking the supplements. ... (12 replies)

... I doubt it's the iron causing the weight gain, but instead the iron is constipating you and research has shown that people with constipation often put on weight easier. ... (8 replies)
... I have gained a lot of weight over the last several months. I found out 3 wks. ago that I am anemic. I've had an EGD and will have a colonoscopy tomorrow. ... (4 replies)
Being anemic
May 2, 2007
... So, I'm slightly anorexic, but not SEVERELY. Right now, my weight is around 108lbs without clothes on, and I'm 5'3. ... (1 replies)
... I personally lost weight when I was anemic, but many people do gain weight and it seems to be a lot of fluid mostly in the feet and ankles due to the blood cells trying to hang on to what iron that it is getting. ... (4 replies)
... but I'm not always anemic. A blood count will tell you if you are actually anemic or moving in that direction. There are MANY, MANY health issues which can cause you to feel tired and just plain lousy. ... (7 replies)
... I gain weight when my levels are low due to the loss of energy. When I become anemic as a result of the iron deficiency it's hard for me to keep up with my daily gym workouts. ... (4 replies)
... Coastal, Would recommend that you consider getting an appointment with a Hematologist soon. If you are anemic, and depending on which levels are defecient, yes it can affect your heart, your breathing, your thinking, etc. You are too young to ignore it, and by all means if it is something that can be treated and corrected, you want to do that. There are many things other... (7 replies)
... so, i'm very anemic at 7. ... (8 replies)
Newly Anemic
Jul 24, 2007
... ome of my other health problems of recent years. He says that treating my anemia should improve if not cure my Mirgaine, and that the problems I have had with my weight should improve and that I should begin to find weightloss easier once my iron levels are brought up. ... (3 replies)
Anemic vegan
Jul 29, 2006
... edited to add Hi forgot to mention. No don't think having B12 in particular is a problem with weight gain. Mine did not change with diagnosis but has changed as I have other problems since having a total hysterectomy earlier in the year. ... (1 replies)
... I'm 16, and really anemic(I'm 30/80 of something), and the doctor didn't prescribe me anything but i'm taking iron pills that have a slow action release that gives me 278% of iron. Usually when i take them steadly, i stay around 94 lbs (a bit higher than normal) and whenever i forget them for a couple days or more my weight will tend to drop to 88 lbs (lowest i've had) . I'm... (6 replies)
... First of all if your ferritin is that low - diet wont' help fast enough - actually otc iron pills will take a long time too - I cannot tolerate them either - horrible constipcation - I've tried 3 different Rx strength iron, with stool softeners, fiber, lots of water, etc. I am in the middle of Iv Iron Infusion and its way easier to tolerate - not sure it's working for me yet... (8 replies)
... I am going through the same thing for the last 2 years. They have tested me for pracitcally everything and it all comes back negative. I am still losing blood. I tried the iron infusions and they did not work. I have to have blood transfusions every 3 months. For some reason my potasium runs high. Now they are testing me for Lupus. I would love to know what is going on. ... (7 replies)
... answers. I am 5 years post surgery. Have never had any problems till recently when I started to get dizzy, pass out, leg and hip pains at night, restless legs, weight gain. My hemoglobin was 9.7 2 weeks ago and dr. ordered colonoscopy and EDG. They were both fine but my hemoglobin had dropped to 7.1. ... (7 replies)
Newly Anemic
Jul 24, 2007
... me symptoms. I am always tired!!!! Do you have a hemotologist because he can answer more questions than a regular Doctor. I'm also going to check my thyroid from weight gain and my sister has thyroid problems. My dizziness is due to my hemoglobin dropping and sometimes I need a blood transfusion. ... (3 replies)
Anemic vegan
Jul 28, 2006
... also, can anemia cause weight gain? ... (1 replies)
... to do your usual running, I would suggest you go to your doctor or nurse and see about getting another Complete Blood Count. It sounds like you are getting more anemic despite your doctors iron therapy. ... (6 replies)


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