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Iron Supplements
Mar 9, 2007
... I have a question about iron supplements. I was researching low ferritin on the internet, and found some confusing information. ... (3 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)
... they just treat it without really being sure of its cause. I guess it's easier that way. I have some other unresolved issues. ... (80 replies)

... My gp was of no help, he didn't even notice that my ferritin levels were so low. I visited a dermatologist and she was hopeless too and said it was only stress and that my hair looked healthy and it would grow back. ... (9 replies)
... I've had low ferritin for a while now, about a year and a half. I'm tired and exhausted all the time. I don't have much energy. My hair has been thin for a while. I REALLY don't want to take iron supplements because of my severe anxiety. ... (1 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)
... If your hematologist thinks a ferritin level that low is acceptable find another hematologist, because this one is an idiot. Seriously. ... (7 replies)
... Well after my specialist appointment yesterday i have been left a bit deflated as my iron hasn't risen since my last blood test in march of this year. To compound matters, my thyroid test has revealed that things aren't fantastic in that department and all due to the low ferritin. ... (6 replies)
... My hgb and hct are normal and I'm not anemic. But I am iron deficient. My ferritin is at a 7. ... (2 replies)
... Well, I got the phone call from the doc's office yesterday. Ferritin levels have dropped AGAIN, so they're going to start me on Venofer IV infusions. Once a week for 5 weeks. ... (74 replies)
... NEED to be taking iron. People lose blood through their gi tract and become anemic that way, and these are small amounts! So having even a light period when your ferritin is 8 can bring it down and make you feel worse! Iron can have side effects, but not tinnitus. ... (6 replies)
... and have many more side effects. People that receive that type of iron also are premedicated with Benadryl to lessen the chances of allergic reactions. My hematologist feels that my anemia is due to my bone marrow not adequately absorbing the iron. ... (20 replies)
... Hey Clare .. I appreciate your posts .. Yes, creeping ivy is an excellent way to describe this illness .. its "insideous" .. I am the exact same way as you .. i used to be able to walk 4 miles daily .. i hope i can get back to that .. now .. if i walk i no longer measure but i let my energy dictate .. (it isnt even close to 4 miles, i know) (7 replies)
Ferritin level 6
Jul 11, 2011
... hemoglobin 12.1 and I felt crap. after starting iron supplementing, 3 weeks later I started to feel normal. ... (10 replies)
... to be at the top of the range as a goal. I run there naturally for something to compare results to. ... (20 replies)
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... in March. I'm on Lupron Depot so haven't had a real menstrual cycle since September, but my iron levels continue to drop. My hematocrit has only been as low as 30, an in March had come back up to 38...but my ferritin keeps dropping. ... (63 replies)
... I understand the whole meat thing. Only as a suggestion to you, I would at least try meat 3X weekly 3oz portions, along with ferritin testing to see if you can raise this number. ... (8 replies)
Flowergirl
Oct 4, 2008
... t actually helped me to get through it because I was getting a little conditioned by it all. Think positive and know that it may be the solution to a great deal of your issues. ... (2 replies)
Am I anemic?!?!
Aug 1, 2007
... but you have iron deficiency. ... (1 replies)


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