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... what is the difference between low iron and anemia (15 replies)
... of having low iron. When you iron gets too low for too long of a time, you will eventually become anemic. ... (15 replies)
... I went to the ER because the iron gave me enteritis for 3 months which got me out of my sleep every morning. I was so weak and dizzy and I didn't know what was wrong. ... (15 replies)

... There is a reason for low iron that has to be determined. Your doctor is ruling out things that may be using up your iron. The common reason for lower iron in females is usually due to heavy periods. ... (15 replies)
... x a day at 325 mgs. I tried it for a couple days and I thought I was going to die...so basically I have not been taking any iron because all of my doctors have told me in the past I am "borderline normal" so I didn't think there was a problem althogh I was having most of the symptoms. ... (15 replies)
... I don't understand than why my doctor is so concerned about my low iron if I am not anemic. I have had a colonoscopy and endoscopy and both were fine. Now he wants to do another test to see if I have a tumor in my lower bowel, all because my iron is low. ... (15 replies)
... I was wondering if you have ever taken iron supplements? ... (15 replies)
... It was smart of you to start out on something that is not so harsh, although, iron IS just that, harsh. I took the standard Ferris Sulfate 3X daily to start because my PCP didn't know what to prescribe for me. ... (15 replies)
... quick reply. You are so sweet to share. Can you tell me did you go to the ER with stomach pain or nausea. I have a girlfriend who said she gets nauseated from iron but I haven't found anyone who has stomach pain with it. Was yours stomach pain? ... (15 replies)
... I stopped most of my blood loss due to heavy periods and I still have a difficult time raising my ferritin. This is not uncommon either. Many of us are trying to raise our feritin. ... (15 replies)
... Wanted to add...... that there have been several others here that have also suffered with stomach pain due to iron supplements, it is not uncommon. ... (15 replies)
... Thanks Amanda, I am still trying to figure out what to eat and when to take my iron, along with the other meds I am on. I do appreciate you taking the time to give your wisdom. ... (15 replies)
... I do take thyroid medication and have just recently started on Prilosec. ... (15 replies)
... Your wisdom is great and helps to understand this journey of trying to find good health again. ... (15 replies)
... ods so that would not be a cause. I am not a big meat eater or for that matter I do not eat much through out the day. I am hoping I can start eating more meats and vegetables to see if I can raise the level. ... (15 replies)
... annierules--I am so very sorry for your loss. I understand your concern. I'm sure this is most of your stomach problem. The small bowel testing is a good test to have. So, in this case the PPI that you are on is NOT your problem because you haven't been on it long term. Try not to worry about it, although we all do when this type of thing comes up. If you have any... (15 replies)
... No...B12 is for your nervous system, Iron is for your blood...specifically your red blood cells. ... (2 replies)
... As other have said when you ferritin is low, anything below 50 you can have symptoms of anemia without being anemic. But if you do not take care of getting more ferritin you will become anemic. ... (4 replies)
... I don't know a whole bunch about iron injections as I just took the pills and they seemed to work for me. My Dr. is relating my low iron to heavy bleeding as well. I have read a lot on these forums and have read some people struggle with injections while others don't. ... (1 replies)
... Sorry to be asking this, but can low iron levels, besides causing breathing problems, also affect the heart function negatively? ... (22 replies)




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