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... Christine - I don't eat any preprepared or convenience foods and pretty much do all my own cooking using raw meat/veg/salads etc and the only salt that gets into the food is the salt i put in. Admittedly i probably haven't always used iodised salt, so that could be the culprit for me. I left a reply on the other thread where you posted about iodine. Here in Australia,... (13 replies)
... Osteo--Thanks so much for thinking of us. I will answer your post on the original thread so that I don't go ~Off Topic~ here. Although, I do believe that we go OT on many threads here LOL! Thanks again! FLFLOWERGIRL:) (13 replies)
... Flowergirl- Hi! I saw your post and thought I might catch you on the thread here. How are you and your son doing? I hope well! (13 replies)

... Audrey, I've had my iodine levels tested in prep for a thyroid scan. Believe me, low iodine is NOT a problem.:D I just posted about this on the other thread, but according to my doc, most people in the U.S. have too much iodine based on it being added to salt. Only the most "extreme" eaters (healthy eaters that is) would have lower iodine levels because they would not... (13 replies)
... It was my impression that only the tannins in tea were the culprit, not the caffeine. (13 replies)
... osteo--the general guidelines for daily fish oil is 1000 mg. I've probably read it a million places; however, even if I had a reference I wouldn't be able to post that on this site. You can go over 1000 mg of fish oil, of course, dependent on what your situation is. Just know that with the higher doses you may get some side effects. Thinning the blood is the biggest one. ... (13 replies)
... Christine- Thanks for the information. Now I am concerned about the fish oil and wonder about her reasoning on this. I am going to try to find out more information. Where did you read the limit of 1000 mg fish oil a day, do you recall?Again something I will have to look at. I am a skeptical person when it comes to alternative medicine, but I wanted to see what the naturopath... (13 replies)
... n the 30 range if I recall the comments correctly. It can take a while to reach those levels when the body is depleted, as it doesn't have the luxury of storing iron to increase ferritin reserves when the iron is going to the RBC production the body needs for daily maintenance. ... (6 replies)
... correct anemia. This takes I would say on the average 2 months. It took me 2 months to go from 8.5 Hgb to 12.9. on Ferris Sulfate 3X daily and a combination of iron rich diet. Of course I had a blood loss that has to be figured in. I ate like a scientist which is not necessary, but it helps. ... (13 replies)
... Did your doctor test for what kind of iron would be best for you to take? ... (2 replies)
Anemia Question.
May 4, 2006
... Don't drink coffee or tea with meals. These drinks make it harder for your body to absorb iron. ... (3 replies)
... sulphate because the slow release did not seem to be working. I would take two a day, always on an empty stomach with vitamin C. I did not eat any food or drink coffee or tea 2 hours before to 1 hour after I took the supplement. ... (12 replies)
... My one concern is tht despite my hemoglobin sitting at 13 for the last couple of months my ferritin is still only a 7 and my total iron is still low. There are no plans at the moment for me to get anymore IV iron but i'm continuing on 3x ferrous sulphate a day. ... (14 replies)
... Also, SlowFe is not a good one to take if you need to get your iron up faster as it is a slow release. You may have to have iron shots to do that. You should also see about getting on some birth control for awhile to get your periods slowed down. ... (19 replies)
... s is from a company called Vitabiotics and I get it online as I don't have a supplier near me. They are really gentle on the stomach too. So in all I take 124mg iron per day as a supplement, then of course in my diet I include red meat a few times a week, which is the best way to get iron. ... (34 replies)
?? on low ferritn
Dec 10, 2007
... There is no definite time frame when it comes to taking iron supplements. Some ladies on this board were fortunate that they responded very well to what they were taking in only a month. ... (4 replies)
... Sorry to say, I think coffee also contains phytates. After all, it comes from a bean. So if you drink a lot of coffee that could be a problem. ... (1 replies)
... I did not have anemia, but I had low ferritin. I was taking iron supplements only twice a day and it took about two months to feel better, but even after 6 months I still have some symptoms. ... (3 replies)
... What type of iron supplement are you trying out? ... (11 replies)
Mar 1, 2006
... I'm also very anemic and take iron 3 times a day. The reason they tell you to avoid any caffeine is because it interferes with the absorption of the iron in your body. ... (6 replies)

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