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... essed. I also had no motivation, felt depressed and had been suffering hair loss for a few years prior. When i looked at old blood test results i found that my ferretin had been getting lower and lower each year. ... (11 replies)
... hi, i'm new to this thread but like you have many questions. i too have a low ferretin of 8. my hair had been falling out for years and i blamed it first on having a child 4 years ago but as it got worse and more noticable i had blood work drawn. ... (11 replies)
... The reason my doctor is doing everything for me is that he works in a University and he deals with small groups of "problem patients". ... (80 replies)

Low ferritin
Oct 29, 2014
... ave had iron deficiency for over a year now. I had all the tests run last year a r to check for gi bleeding all negative. Should have had the transfusion but one of my drs told, me take the pills. That got my feedback. At that time my ferretin level was 2. ... (1 replies)
... My ferretin was at an 8 when they discovered my low iron. I always put my tiredness down to a hectic job, but couldn't work out why my hair was constantly shedding more than it ought to have been. ... (11 replies)
... is the best. There are a lot of people who will complain of varying side effects even when ferretin reaches the 20's. I was still tired and worn out when my levels were 29, but nowhere near to being as exhausted as when i was at 8. ... (3 replies)
... I have had hair thinning due to too much shedding for a number of years and never realised it had anything to do with iron. ... (21 replies)
... Great advice re vit C tablet. I have been taking vit C every day but just the whole thing with my 1st iron tablet in the morning - I will break it into 3rds and take one with every tablet - god knows the Vit C is a big mutha!!!:D (10 replies)
... It is possible to have low ferretin and have everything else appear normal, and still feel like a sack of you know what. ... (10 replies)
... sorry to hear that this is all getting you down. I went through bouts of depressive states off and on and especially after i got my test results after the iron injections. ... (18 replies)
... I originally went to see my doctor about low energy, irritability, some weight gain and sleepness bordering on exhaustion and depression. ... (4 replies)
... i really can't suggest much apart from trialing various forms of iron supplements on the market. ... (11 replies)
... I can't answer ALL of your questions, but with so many people on this board who have had a variety of experiences i'm sure someone can help you with the more complex queries you have. ... (5 replies)
... Firstly, your iron levels on your blood test are simply and indication of how much iron was there at the time of the blood test. Your iron goes up and down all day long, depending on the foods you eat, drink, your menstrual cycle etc. ... (7 replies)
... Low ferretin levels can cause quite a lot of various side effects and it can vary from person to person. Head spins and dizzyness can be anemia related or even due to low blood pressure. ... (2 replies)
... Hi osteoblast, firstly i don't know why my ferretin got so low. I did assume it might have had something to do with my menstrual cycle as it was ALL over the place. ... (17 replies)
... Most of your results are actually better than mine, so you are fortunate there. ... (29 replies)
... Apparently you are supposed to take a much higher dose of iron per day as the traditional iron supplements you buy over the counter have too low a dosage for people who have a very low ferretin level. ... (7 replies)
... naturally constipated me and seem to constipate most people. I then bought another over the counter iron supplement in liquid form. This didn't cause any side effects and was quite pleasant to take, but the only problem with this was that the dosage was so low and i wasnt getting anywhere fast with it. ... (8 replies)
... Some dr's will only do the TSH, but TSH on it's own wont give you the best indication of what is going on. They need to do the TSH as well as the Free T3 and Free T4. ... (14 replies)




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