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... Does anyone get breast tenderness from iron pills? ... (8 replies)
Low Iron
Feb 20, 2004
... Welcome to the next complicated phase of getting healthy. BTW, congrats on your LEEP results. Did you say that you wanted to get pg when you get the clear from your doc? ... (21 replies)
... I agree that you probably should have further tests done to ensure that you are dealing with iron deficiency. Most likely, that is what it is since that's what most women have. ... (4 replies)

... Easy Iron and it was giving me headaches plus nausea. The one that is working for me is the Slow Iron from Walmart. I bought their store brand since it was cheaper. It doesn't upset my stomach at all and no other side effects too. ... (2 replies)
... Both of these have made me feel very sick, with stomuch cramps which stopped me from sleeping and have constipated me. ... (3 replies)
Pernicious Anemia
Mar 21, 2008
... and I began to experience other symptoms. I was very tired all the time, I began having trouble swallowing pills. I had never in my life had trouble swallowing pills of any size. It was like I "forgot" how to swallow them. I would drink a whole glass of water and pills still wouldn't go down. ... (2 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)
... Apparently you are supposed to take a much higher dose of iron per day as the traditional iron supplements you buy over the counter have too low a dosage for people who have a very low ferretin level. ... (7 replies)
... OMG I didn't know that Anemia could cause so many problems I was diagnosed with anemia early last year around feb. but I never took the iron pills long because they cause me to become constipated but in the month of july I was in class and I started getting sweating, got very dizzy and lightheaded I went to the bathroom and put cold water on my face and it went away then... (1 replies)
Longtime anemia?
Feb 22, 2011
... I have had severe constipation and it's the one thing that frightens me off taking iron pills. ... (5 replies)
... hi there yes i'm on a fluid type called floradex from my natural path doctor i was on iron pills that wern't perscription pills and they made me constipated so i'm thinking of going on a birth control pill for the heavy periods and a iron shot any more advice would be great i feel lost at this point take care thanks (7 replies)
... I have tummy troubles also but not constipated. I am looking into switching to hema-plex. Is it a large pill? I have issues swollowing large pills. I take nature way now. (5 replies)
... I have found it to be really gentle. One day I was really constipated and after 2 or 3 doses of this stuff, I just went normally. I usually stay away from laxatives of any kind and just eat prunes and lots of Kellogs Mini Wheats, but when you really need help, this stuff works. ... (7 replies)
... IT is possible that you can advocate for the surgery in that a kidney stone that is causing any bleeding to occur now, would be stopped by the surgery therefore allowing your hemoglobin to go up. I am sure that the hospital ( a general reference) is not aware of the particulars of your surgery and are simply covering their legal issues regarding general surgery policy. Make... (1 replies)
... invasive and have little or no blood involved from me, other than urinating blood afterwards. ... (1 replies)
... Jane how much iron are you taking? ... (1 replies)
... can try to eat an apple everyday. I think it works well. You don't need OTC meds you can use fruit, if you like it. If that doesn't work I would try changing iron to a higher dose maybe if you can tolerate it. ... (5 replies)
Test Results
May 8, 2009
... I posted last week about my situation (http://www.healthboards.com/boards/showthread.php?t=689999). I didn't write down the reference levels but most are pretty obvious that they aren't in range: hgb=7.2 hct=23.7 Ferritin=1 iron binding=15 (no clue on this test) vit. D=still waiting on Thyroid tests: TSH=29.31 (3 replies)
... weeks ago. I increased the chelated iron from 1 pill to 2 pills after about 5 days. It's still ok on my stomach but I've definately noticed my bowels slowing down. I'm not constipated yet but getting close. ... (5 replies)


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