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... I posted on this board several times last summer about anemia plus heavy daily periods. I had been bleeding daily for 11 months. ... (8 replies)
... Hi plant - thank you so very much for all your additional information in your post. I will most definitely look up Dr Lark and also Kate O'hanlan. Like you, i'm aware of certain foods being bad when a person has excess estrogen, wether there are cancer cells or not. Even some herbs contain estrogens and in herbs the estrogens can be higher than in actual foods. I'm... (8 replies)
Low Ferratin
Jul 20, 2008
... extra heavy periods, internal blood loss, thyroid condition or gluten intolerance. ... (6 replies)

... yrs now. I told them my Mom had a hysterectomy at 45 for fibroid cysts and heavy periods and she was anemic until she had her hysto, never again after that. ... (10 replies)
... There are two ways the body can quickly lose iron, one is through bleeding into the guy, the other is through heavy periods. ... (3 replies)
... after 1 year and being told that it was from heavy periods by all other docs, It was extremely overwhelming. He asked, do I understand and I said, yes! ... (17 replies)
... Did anyone else just need some extra time for the infusions to kick in? ... (3 replies)
... llbutrin 4 years ago and my family said it helped. I used to have my iron checked ALL the time because when I was pregnant I was anemic and always needed to take extra iron with my prenatal vitamins. ... (50 replies)
... Yes and yes. I'm pretty sure that being low on iron makes periods heavier, although this isn't the only influence, and actually right now they're not too bad. ... (3 replies)
... have decided now to be extra vigilant with my iron pills,coz i often miss days etc.. ... (9 replies)
... Yes, I had anemia show up starting last July. With some iron supplementation, I have gotten the anemia to go away, but my ferritin counts are still low. During my blood tests last month, I was stable with the hemoglobin, but my ferritin did not rise. I tried some new things this month (a little extra iron and cutting back on my Prilosec) so I am very anxious to see if... (11 replies)
... Finally, I am female and don't really get chronically heavy periods but I have had ones where it was worse than usual and the last one I had lasted an extra day than normal. ... (12 replies)
... her I hope they find something that is easily treatable and helps you improve. Luckily my tests so far have been on the national health service but there are few extra tests I might like to pay for like vitamin d. ... (7 replies)
... I am not sure whether taking extra B12 can increase ferritin or not. I read somewhere that it might, but it wasn't a credible source. ... (3 replies)
... I was told to have a endoscopy and colonoscopy to rule out gi bleeding. Had those done and nothing was found. I don't have heavy periods, so there is no explanation as to why my iron levels are not getting better. Went back 3 wks later for more bloodwork. ... (6 replies)
... Dear Gypsy, FlFlowergirl, and Audrey, Thank you all so much for you kind messages and support. Gypsy, thanks for the information, I will definitely check out Essiac Formula. FlFlower, it was *you* who thankfully told me to get to a gyn! THANK YOU. I so agree re: chills, and thank you for putting *cancer* in your post last summer! You got me moving and I believe, you... (8 replies)
... There is a process to this. Before you become anemic, your iron stores start to deplete. An example would be that, starting out, you had a hemoglobin of 14 and a ferritin of 70. Some disease process hits you (heavy periods, celiac disease, colon polyp) and you start bleeding. The first thing that happens is that the body starts pulling iron out of storage to keep the... (15 replies)
Update on me
Mar 6, 2007
... t was good. I'm going to a gyno next thursday to find out what my regular doctor felt and to see about my periods. This period that i'm currently having has been extra heavy. So i hope i can find some answers soon. My doc didn't seem too concerned about my mild anemia so i'm not sure what to do about that. ... (2 replies)
... Yes the values are a little off. The truth about anemia is that when it first starts, you have many more uncomfortable symptoms than you do once you have had it for a long while. For instance, if you are anemic because of losing extra blood in surgery, or having heavy periods all of a sudden when you were used to light ones, the symptoms of anemia will cause you to feel as... (1 replies)
... I take iron during my period for an extra boost since I tend to very heavy periods... ... (4 replies)

Associated Tags: anemia, b12, bleeding, endometrial cancer, ferritin, gluten, hypothyroidism, hysterectomy, iron deficency, iron overload, menorrhagia

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