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Low Iron Levels
Jan 27, 2010
... for years. GP states he's not concerned as hemoglobin levels show OK but my understanding is these iron levels are low and once stores are totally depleted anemia will follow and hemoglobin will fall below acceptable levels. ... (0 replies)
Chronic Low Iron?
Aug 11, 2008
... However, I wondered if one of you knew what the test was that my dr. was talking about when he said that my iron absorption test came back as low as well. What does that mean when you don't absorb iron as well? ... (24 replies)
... Also, according to your labs they are consistent with iron overload, except for the ferritin, which throws me. A low transferrin can also be found in other conditions such as chronic disease, but I don't know much about that. ... (21 replies)

... years post Gastric Bypass RNY I have been dealing with Low Ferritin Levels for about 3 years...maybe a bit more. My Ferritin levels have been as low as 6 and only as high as 9 for the last 3 years! ... (0 replies)
... Thank you for sharing your story. I am so sorry that you have been dealing with this so long. To finally find out that you have low iron is just crazy after all this time. Doctors will say many different things about low ferritin and low iron symptoms. ... (22 replies)
... Hi there, well I do notice that when my eyes get dark underneath and look very tired my iron is usually very low. I have found this out over years of dealing with low iron stores. So sometimes it becomes a warning sign for me. ... (8 replies)
Dr's Visit
Jan 11, 2008
... I know that people do get their hair back to normal after dealing with low iron. My specialist constantly quotes '70' as the magic number and states that your ferretin has to stay at 70 or above. ... (12 replies)
... ether and give a uniform answer on what ferretin level does the body perform best. I can see in some situations perhaps a too high ferretin could cause problems with another health issue, but if there are no other serious health issues then i'd say a higher ferretin wouldn't be harmful. I'd be happy sitting at 70. ... (34 replies)
... My iron is 12. ... (74 replies)
... There has been some excellent advise given with re your anemia and i know it can make you feel like crap for certain and cause so many other problems.... ... (9 replies)
... I have been dealing with low iron for years. I take a multi vitamin that contains iron and it helps. ... (9 replies)
... If you were not in Texas and I in Pennsylvania, I would think we had the same hematologist. My Dr. started my IV iron the same day I saw him, when he saw that my Hgb had dropped to 8.4. ... (24 replies)
... my iron was just getting into normal range. I just got my blood checked recently and am waiting to get thru to the dr. to get the results. ... (12 replies)
So confused~
Mar 22, 2010
... or me I know when my platelets goes up beyond 325 and my RBC goes down I know that my ferritin is going down. This is my pattern I have noticed over the years of dealing with low iron. ... (19 replies)
... Hi again.My RBC have hypochromia, anisocytosis, and microcytosis. My cholesterol was in April 222 with lab ref. range prefirably less than 200 and in September shott up to 248 and good cholesterol from 146 to 167 with reference range preferably lower than 130. ... (9 replies)
Chronic Low Iron?
Aug 12, 2008
... I definitely have anxiety. No question about that! I just know that there is a difference between the way I feel with anxiety and the way I feel with anemia with regards to breathing and one is different than the other. ... (24 replies)
... Snowbell it did not go away entirely because I was also dealing with low thyroid plus anemia, but it sure did slow down the symptoms after stopping it. ... (8 replies)
... When dealing with low iron, fresh beetroot is the only way to go. ... (6 replies)
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... I HIGHLY recommend those dealing with low ferritin to read the book, "Stop the Thyroid Madness" by Janie Bowthorpe. ... (9 replies)


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