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... A couple of years ago my hair began shedding after taking a progesterone birth control pill. ... (2 replies)
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... I am a hard working, health conscious, good eating 35 year old woman and have been feeling like complete garbage for about 3 years. It got to a point that I could not live a normal life. ... (5 replies)

... Sorry to hear about your trouble with the docs. I have had my share of that too. My endocrinologist wanted me to supplement with 325mg iron daily when my ferritin was 38 , so for sure I think your doc should get you started on iron supplements and then monitor your levels till you get in a good range. ... (57 replies)
... of my hair over the last year. Can low Ferritin cause hair loss even though the IRON levels are NORMAL? ... (11 replies)
Ferritin questions
Nov 11, 2009
... Hey, need some help here. I'm not anemic but I do have problems with my ferritin levels. Let me explain. I have a thyroid problem but cannot tolerate thyroid meds. ... (2 replies)
... When I problems started about 4 years ago, it was due to anemia. I had heavy periods, bleeding ulcers and having 5 kids over the years ran my system down. No doctor ever tested me for anything until I was at death's door. ... (34 replies)
... I never knew hair loss was connected to low Ferritin levels! I have been losing my hair for the past year, and have just been told my Ferritin level is 2 so am now on 670gms iron per day. My doctor thinks it will take about 6 months to get the levels back up. My haemoglobin is also low. ... (21 replies)
... Since you have been low in Ferritin, you may also be low in Vit B12 or folic acid, which could be causing the numbness in hands. Low ferritin can cause RLS, and you probably need to get your ferritin above 50 for the RLS to respond and go away. ... (3 replies)
... just keep taking the iron for a few more months until your ferritin is above 50 or so. apparently it is not possible to raise ferritin from zero to normal levels in a very quick AND safe way. ... (1 replies)
What to do now?
Mar 3, 2010
... I went through my first pregnancy at 21 years old and they told me that I was slightly anemic and that I should eat more iron. No supplements or anything. After my daughter was born things went downhill. Major foggy brain, and sooo exhausted. ... (2 replies)
... My Ferritin was 19 about two months ago and I was experiencing fatique, leg pains, hair loss etc. When I would get up in the morning or middle of the night and walk, my feet felt so heavy and sore. Also noticed that the first day of my period I would get a headache. ... (50 replies)
... I do know however, that ferritin is very important to your body. ... (9 replies)
... HI! I have been having hair loss for at least the past 8 years. The search for answers lead me to check my ferritin which was in the teens. I saw a hematologist who did not know anything about hair and ferritin but put me on iron supplements. ... (2 replies)
... Now i stumbled across an interesting piece of information just now over on the thyroid board where somebody was asking about hair loss. One of the posters said that their doctor had said that hair loss can be attributed to the TSH being unstable and fluctuating up and down. ... (20 replies)
... I have been battling anemia and low iron absorption for the past 4 years. I have gone through, what I feel like every test, to determine that there is no excessive blood loss. ... (7 replies)
... I HIGHLY recommend those dealing with low ferritin to read the book, "Stop the Thyroid Madness" by Janie Bowthorpe. ... (9 replies)
... All these went away once I got my levels up to 78. ... (9 replies)
... THat is a level of ferritin which would cause hair loss. THat is mostly what brought me to the doctor... I have an inch thick of hair in my brush every time I brush... I lose hair all over my floors and furniture. Last checked, my ferritin was a 16...it started at a 1. ... (8 replies)
... so I presume that you have also had this test in the past. Anemia is the end stage of ferritin stores, and if you were anemic, then you most likely also had a very low ferritin count as well. ... (8 replies)




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