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... If you were having periods as you described, you can most likely bet that your ferritin is on the low end. I would ask for this test now. ... (6 replies)
Iron Ferritin
Mar 17, 2008
... is most commonly through blood loss. This causes a pull from the Ferritin the body's iron stores. The end stage of iron stores is anemia. A 12 Hgb is considered anemic. ... (3 replies)
... you should probably take this every day for ever, as a cheap insurance policy Of course, make sure your doctor knows what you are taking! ... (2 replies)

... Since you do have intestinal symptoms you could definitely have an issue with celiac disease. This is an autoimmune disorder that causes malabsorption in the small intestine. Wheat gluten in your diet damages your small intestine and then it cannot absorb nutrients like iron and B12. ... (17 replies)
... I am a newbie as I just joined these boards yesterday and am Glad that I found all of you. ... (3 replies)
... Anemia is ONLY a symptom not a disease in and of itself. It is telling you that something in your body is not working correctly. You have to find a cause. ... (11 replies)
... old female and have been dealing with iron deficiency anemia since before I can remember. I do not tolerate iron supplements well at all. I have even had neurologic issues from taking iron supplements. ... (0 replies)
... Yes, your level of anemia and iron deficiency can cause tachycardia and severe fatigue. It normally does not cause high BP though. You have some interesting findings on blood count and kidney function tests. ... (14 replies)
... Kk, I read that when I first woke up and didn't see any of the conversion stuff and was wondering. I can't read anyways. ... (3 replies)
... her specialty. Is there one doctor whose specializes in dealing with all of these types of issues? ... (80 replies)
... It helped to read from Christine, on another thread, that if someone is having heavy periods, taking tons of iron may not solve the problem. ... (10 replies)
... iron. The problem is that most gp's don't explain blood test results to their patients and when you go back home it's all simply medical terminology and a heap of numbers which at the end of the day don't mean much. ... (21 replies)
... I have had weird GI issues for ages, but they really got out of hand a few months ago. TMI, but I had diarrhea for weeks that eventually resulted in a lower GI bleed. ... (4 replies)
... The good news is... you are not alone! I can completely sympathize as I share most of your symptoms, and I can tell you that there is hope! This post may be long, but I will do my best to help you based on my personal experience. ... (2 replies)
... I am in a similar place as you. I am 44 and have been scheduled for a colonoscopy to look for reasons that may explain my chronic iron deficiency too. ... (13 replies)
... I understand your post completely. I have many if not all of your symptoms. Yes, heavy periods for two years can in fact cause this to happen. ... (48 replies)
... Apparently, some anemias are so slow to develop that the body adapts to the anemic state and won't show obvious symptoms until in a state of crisis. ... (4 replies)
... As reflected in your CBC labs you are mildly anemic from iron deficiency and iron depleted in your Ferritin, total iron body stores. ... (1 replies)
... Yes, you can have symptoms with a ferritin of 8 but I know the doctors don't agree with this. Heck, my endo told me that it is a "myth" that mild anemia even causes noticeable fatigue. What a crock!! ... (11 replies)
... Welcome back! Your numbers look much better but your Ferritin is Crazy good. ... (24 replies)

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