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... the more at risk you are for iron deficiency and probably don't have enough iron built up. When the rate of loss exceeds the amount of iron in the blood the iron stores are then used up. My doc told me it's like a hole in your bucket that will never fill up. ... (20 replies)
... sorry to hear about your iron dilema, but i did the same thing as you did. ... (20 replies)
... I don't want to increase my iron saturation even more by continuing iron supplements but my ferritin levels should increase by quite a bit. Not sure what is going on. ... (0 replies)

... periencing extreme fatigue combined with numbess in my hands and toes, and random bursts of irritability. After a blood test, they realized my B12 was low and my iron levels were also slightly low as well. ... (0 replies)
... vitamin C with my iron and Lysene for better absorbtion. What do you suggest? ... (2 replies)
... and did you know that iron interferes with thyroid function and efficacy? ... (20 replies)
... I have been a lurker but am now a poster. Nice that I learn more from online forums than I do from my own doctor! I have been dealing with hair loss since Jan 07. My ferritin was 22 in Nov 07. My Dermatologist said 22 is "normal", which frustrates me since I know the ideal numbers for hair loss are 40 and 70. I have been taking 2 SlowFE tablets a day. Is this... (3 replies)
... It sounds like you have your bases covered and have nothing to worry about! Your 2 steps ahead of most of us :) (with the colonoscopy and endoscopy)! My doctor said that ferritin levels increase when there is a malignancy, and yours are decreasing. Did they do a thyroid panel? Another very common cause of low ferritin is hypothyroidism. Because your other levels are normal, I... (1 replies)
... The problem is that so many doctors simply dismiss you as having nothing wrong with you and a lot of those people are looking for help on the thyroid board. Low iron is definitely an easier topic. ... (20 replies)
... If i were you i would post your results on the thyroid board to get a few more ideas. I would also religiously keep up with the iron supplements. Are you taking a higher dosage supplement? ... (20 replies)
... plyori twice and I know that can cause problems with iron absorption. I guess I should check with my gastro for another endoscopy. ... (20 replies)
... Yeah, I tend to slack off on the iron. I guess I need to make a better effort. A ferritin of 16 certainly isn't going to make my hair grow. (20 replies)
... Hey all, I haven't been here in a while, as I'm trying to not dwell so much on my health. Anyway, I had blood drawn in May and my ferritin was 27. The first week of August it was down to 16. Can ferritin drop that much from having 2 periods (June & July)? My periods are somewhat heavy for 2 days. For those of you that don't know, thyroid is fine, no celiac,... (20 replies)
Iron Infusions
Jul 28, 2005
... you need to find out why your levels are decreasing............. (7 replies)
... and redness of my ears and nose. I was given hylands ferrum phosphate...which I thought had iron in it...turns out helps you bind iron..hello...who does that? ... (10 replies)
... years ago my ferritin was 9 and now it's 6 and my hemoglobin was 11 so despite oral iron treatments and an increase in iron in my diet and total avoidance of anything which may inhibit absorption, all my counts have been gradually decreasing. ... (14 replies)
... I just wanted to say hi. I have hashi's and have been treated for about a year and a half. I take synthroid. I have also had low ferritin and used supplemental iron to increase my ferritin level. ... (26 replies)
... ow, but don't be afraid for that. Mine was nearly 2 in mid April, but i had it up to 9,5 in a matter of 2 months. This is still very low, so i continue taking my iron supplement. ... (9 replies)
... i will still take my oral iron .. ... (7 replies)
... s are not decreasing. I shared my results with a friend who is a doctor and she seemed more concerned, and said if I was her pt she'd have me on iron infusions... My results are below, what do you think? ... (1 replies)


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