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... know the cause, I suffered very heavy periods since a teenager. I am now on the pill to control the bleeding and it has helped. Before the pill 12 months ago my ferritin got up to 30 with iron tablets but then I had to stop them as they made me feel sick. During a 6 month period my ferritin dropped from 30 to 9. ... (6 replies)
... Many people with low ferritins complain of symtpoms exactly like yours, even without anemia. ... (6 replies)
... anemia related issues FLFLOWERGIRL mentioned, my doctor's concern about me being low in iron over a long period of time was that it can affect the thryoid function. I had 5 iron injections and one of the nurses asked me whether i had a thyroid condition due to my eyes being 'puffy'. ... (8 replies)

... My doctor seems to think there is not really an issue and isn't concerned about the cause or getting the levels up but I will persevere now that I know it likely is the cause. ... (50 replies)
... I'm 46 and 6 years ago I finally found out that my ferritin level was 11, so no wonder that I felt all the time tired, exhausted, having hair loss, heart palpitations, carpal tunnel syndrome, anxiety and weak muscles. ... (2 replies)
... This is a common cause for females. I had heavy periods and had a transvaginal US and they missed 7 polyps. ... (8 replies)
... I have been reading some posts on the board and am relieved to see some of the comments regarding ferritin and iron levels. ... (2 replies)
... I have had low ferritin for several years but my doctors have not been concerned. ... (2 replies)
... ncey situation there exists a depletion of iron stores without anemia, which then progresses to anemia. In the literature, iron depletion as definied varies, and can be very low in terms of ferritin, sometimes well below the low end of the range, while some use broader cut offs which are higher. ... (2 replies)
... Regarding if you would feel bad with a ferritin of 7 and not being anemic. The scientific proof is out on this and most doctors in the U.S. ... (3 replies)
... the opposite actually and that is from my primary and my OB. I have normal hemoglobin and normal hematocrit after 8 months on iron and my Dr. says as long as my ferritin is low the anemia diagnosis sticks. One of the very first things that starts to drop with anemia is in fact your ferritin. ... (8 replies)
... is an iron storage protein that the body synthesizes because free iron is actually toxic to our bodies. To prevent iron toxicity the body regulates the level of ferritin synthesis to accommodate different levels of iron. ... (13 replies)
... her job! Is having anemia dangerous? ... (4 replies)
Ferritin levels
Dec 29, 2004
... There's little difference between ferritin levels of 1, 3 or 5. Ferritin is simply an indicator of a potential problem and a low value in and of itself should not cause symptoms. What causes problems is if you develop anemia as a result of prolonged periods of iron deficiency. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, I have no idea what my levels are at this moment because we just changes insurance and I haven't seen it new doc yet. ... (4 replies)
... now. Our ferritin levels have all come up but we all MUST take iron every day. ... (14 replies)
... I wanna touch base on the B12 first, that may be normal by our standards but that is still low. Low enough to cause a lot of symptoms. I think you are doing the right thing by taking a b12 supplement. ... (2 replies)
... I know it's a huge guess but sometimes can be the cause when no other reason can be found. Might be worth looking into. With a ferritin of 6 you can't really afford to sit around and wait for things to continue to drop. Having a low ferritin can cause so many issues and problems. ... (8 replies)
... Prior to iron supplementation, I was anemic. Anemia is the "end stage" or last phase of iron depletion. ... (3 replies)
... RDA. I don't know how long it takes to raise one's ferritin on average, since some people have contributory causes that prevent absorption etc. ... (11 replies)


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