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Iron absorption
Mar 10, 2014
... Hi! Sorry to hear you have been having trouble. My ferritin is almost the same, so I did a bunch of reading to try and figure out what I could do to bring it up as quickly as possible. ... (2 replies)
... m taking and isn't causing me constipation or bad tummy effects, i looked it up on the net and they were nice enough to provide a list of things which affect the absorption of iron supplements for those of us who are having difficulty raising our ferretin levels. Some of them i knew of already, but a few had me surprised. ... (1 replies)
... Hi there, I don't know too much about the foods to avoid...but when I was taking iron pills my doc said vitamin c would help absorption and that dairy can decrease absorption. ... (4 replies)

... She can start with Proferrin, it's a hemi iron, easier to absorb and causes fewer problems. You only need one pill a day, much easier than the 3. Just have her take it with a glass of OJ and NO dairy for 2 hours before or after. ... (6 replies)
... Baked potatos with the skin clean thoroughly. The skin is a high source of iron. But, without the butter and sour cream. The fats and dairy will block the iron. Spinach has some iron but it has to be mixed with other nutrients to bring it out. Eggs have some iron. ... (1 replies)
... Hi, thanks so much for your reply! It does help. I have been this way for nearly two years with digestive issues and my iron has been dropping along with it. ... (6 replies)
... I have been having issues with my Colon and need to get a colonoscopy but I have been feeling soooo bad that I keep rescheduling. But I really think you NEED the colonoscopy to get to the bottom of things. ... (6 replies)
... like many times. I don't know how this connects to anemia but I had it a lot, especially when I was sick to my stomach and would take antacids or magnesium, which I later learned block iron absorption, a lot of things block iron actually. ... (6 replies)
... I went to see a derm because of hair loss. She tested my Ferritin and it was at 19, which she believed was most likely the culprit. She prescribed iron pills, but I was hesitatnt about the side effects and so she agreed to let me try changing my diet first. ... (1 replies)
Aug 3, 2008
... thank you for your reply. I will read through all the posts abour iron supplementation and make notes for future reference, just in case. ... (27 replies)
Low ferritin
Apr 14, 2009
... There are certain foods that will inhibit iron absorption so you should avoid taking your supplement with those, even though it usually takes large amounts to interfere. ... (7 replies)
... rich food, be sure it is not with foods that inhibit iron absorption, like oxalic acid found in spinach and phosphates found primarily in milk, dairy products and egg whites. Many sodas, phytates in beans and tannins in tea and coffee can interfere with iron absorption. ... (8 replies)
... You definately need to keep a record of your ferritin and intake of iron to see if you are making any progress. If you have had IV therapy, you need to keep track of what ferritin results and if, and how, quickly it drops. ... (9 replies)
... Endoscopy and colonoscopy is the most common to test for internal bleeding. ... (3 replies)
Mild Anemia?
Feb 12, 2007
... I also have a very hard time with iron supplements. Most of them made me sick. I finally ordered some Spatone Iron and I got no side effects from it and it turned my anemia around. You might give it a try. ... (8 replies)
HI, new here
Nov 4, 2007
... I was diagnosed with iron deficiency about 3 months ago. Had serum ferritin at 9. I was exhausted, nauseous, couldn't sleep and ran out of breath after a set of stairs. ... (1 replies)
... That is definitely me. I am always off color and pale and sickly looking. It drives my boyfriend mad... he is always worried I am very sick. ... (14 replies)
... StephRabin - Thank you!! I hope incorporating meat and iron/B12 rich veggies/dairy products will make my levels go up! :) (14 replies)
... my doctor discovered, via a stool analysis test, that i wasn't digesting protein properly. He said this would obviously lead to getting insufficient protein and could lead to hair shedding or slow hair growth. ... (78 replies)
... I think you may be ok taking the iron with the slimfast because slim fast has other vitamins in it that would promote the utilization of the iron. ... (2 replies)

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