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... sick I need to eat. I told the doctor this and he said that's not normal, but it was for me. Later, I found out that I was anemic, so I think that's my problem with wanting to eat when I'm fighting off something. ... (9 replies)
... I would say it is related. Now, I can't explain it but I would bet it has to do with the anemia. ... (9 replies)
... gs that I was eating. In your case regarding the gum and seeds, perhaps it could also be a deficiency in some other vitamin or mineral as a direct result of the anemia or just PICA itself. With the PICA, they actually ingest the non food item, so I don't know if gum would be the same. ... (9 replies)

... M cravings since my protein levels were ok? ... (9 replies)
... My cravings are mostly salty and sweet. Don't know if it's related to being low iron or what but it's becoming rediculous! ... (9 replies)
... I am just wondering because I have never had cravings like this and it has been going on for about 4 months, could this be related? ... (9 replies)
... sweet thing, I think you are correct and yes like you said FLFlowergirl they are high in iron, I bet that has alot to do with the craving, makes complete sense! ... (9 replies)
... milk. However, with anemia, the calcium in milk can make iron less available, so it would be best to stick to grains, starchy vegs, and fruit. ... (4 replies)
... I have anemia and all the side effects , even had the ice craving. ... (23 replies)
... I had ice cravings to bad I would also go through a small bag of ice in 2 days if it lasted that long and that was with me working full time also. ... (23 replies)
... get a crushed ice machine or use a blender or smoothie machine to make crushed ice. You can eat it with a spoon from a bowl. ... (23 replies)
... All these symptoms overlap with illegal drug use, cancer, Lupus, Lyme disease, multiple sclerosis to name a few diseases., Anemia is a symptom not a disease. ... (3 replies)
... hannahhannah57--Wanted to add that I was reading over my list of iron rich foods. On the list was sunflower seeds for iron, maybe that's why you are craving seeds for iron. You get nothing from ice at all and it is a non food item which makes it PICA. Tifferzz--Sounds like you might be craving protein. If it continues you should consult your doctor. FLFLOWERGIRL:) (9 replies)
... I've had this WEIRD craving which started probably about 2 months before I found out that I had a Ferritin Level of 10 and a B12 Level of 172 and it is Peanut M&M's!! The thing that is sooooooo weird is, ALL of my life I hated Peanut M&M's. I never ate them, never wanted them. All the sudden I started buying them and I eat them EVERY, SINGLE day. It's like I have to have... (9 replies)
... When my hemoglobin is low - all I want to eat is popcorn, and yes, I do the ice thing too. I think it's our bodies telling us something is off! Jill (9 replies)
... I want to quit chomping ice but I can't help it. it's like a crazy adiction that I can't control. I'm driving the people I work with CRAZY! I feel bad but I can't stop. Anyone else have this? ... (23 replies)
Jun 21, 2013
... I don't know much about immunoglobin but I can tell you that your cravings are normal with anemia. They are called picas. ... (2 replies)
Do I have Anemia
Jun 13, 2012
... I have been diagnosed with anemia, my blood levels ran between 7 and 9. One thing I noticed was, I craved chipped ice constantly. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Mandy, I had GB 5 years ago, I'm dealing with several malapsorption issues, anemia runs in my family so I was born with it, but it got worse after the GB, this past march my hemoglobin dropped to around a 6, my hemo doc put me on weekly ferlicit and I am just now getting around to the beginning of the normal range. Cookie is right it's called Pica, I had a serious ice... (23 replies)
... Mine was at the low end and the doctor didn't think it was worth mentioning to me I guess. This was over 10 years ago. Figured it out myself when I ended up with RLS, another symptom of anemia. ... (23 replies)

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